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How to Pray Prayers That Get Answered

Prayer is a crucial part of your relationship with God, yet it’s tempting to neglect this vital communication because it can sometimes feel like your prayers just bounce off the sky. If this is happening to you, you are likely making prayer…
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How to Hug a Porcupine - 3 Steps to Loving Difficult People

Difficult people are all around us. Whether it’s an abrasive coworker, narcissistic boss, or toxic mother, all you need do is throw a stone and you will likely encounter someone difficult. These types of people remind me of porcupines. For…
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How to Trust God Even When You Are Suffering

According to recent data from the US Census Bureau, a woman’s annual earning are on average $9,909 less than her male counterpart. Even after all the years of fighting for equal rights, women find themselves having to work harder to prove…
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The Fastest Way Out of God’s Waiting Room

Have you ever waited on something so long that you wondered if God forgot about you? I’ve never been one to wait well, but there was one time in my life that was especially trying my patience. It was several years after my divorce…
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3 Truths to Remember When You're Tired of Waiting on God

Have you been waiting on God for so long that you wonder if your ‘not now’ has turned into ‘not ever’? I was in the self-checkout line today at the grocery store. All eight stations were full and there was one woman to attend to the…
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3 Consequences of Not Waiting on God

We often hear about the benefits of waiting on God, but what about the consequences of NOT waiting on Him? I confess, patience is not my strongest virtue. I don’t wait well. I am a classic type-A personality who feels that if I’m not…

5 Hindrances to Resting in the Lord

In our fast-paced world, we long for rest. But if you’re like me, when you get the opportunity to rest, it doesn’t feel like rest—it feels like laziness. That’s because we lived in a performance-based world. We’ve been trained to…

How to Rest in the Lord Without Feeling Lazy - Pt 2

Do you struggle to rest in the Lord? Do you wonder, what does resting in the Lord even look like? If you’re anything like me, you may hear the word ‘rest’ and think it means ‘laziness.’ I struggle with feeling like there is always…
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The Ultimate Summer Reading Guide for Christians

I promised myself this summer that I would take a step back, enjoy the warm air, and catch up on my reading. I’ve had books piling up for the last several months in anticipation of this glorious downtime. As you get ready for the relaxation…
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How to Rest in the Lord Without Feeling Lazy

As you may know, I love to help you overcome life’s obstacles, trust God more deeply, and live the abundant life. And a lot of what I talk about comes not only from my education but also from my personal experience. I’ve been through the…