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Living Life with God's Power and Tools
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Living Life with God's Power and Tools

Living Life with God’s Power and Tools

People who don’t know me would never know it. I’m very easy going and free spirited, actually.  In fact, most people who struggle with anxiety hide it pretty well. They tend to be the ones who are very “put together". They’re the happy, helping, volunteering, cooking, cleaning, working, mending, smiling, taxi-ing, calling, texting-to-check-in, dressed-perfectly kind of people. The types who hate making waves. The ones who seek peace in all circumstances for fear of conflict. Often times, these folks are very well-liked and if by slight chance they aren't, realistically it's because someone is jealous of them. Because they're picture-perfect right? Ohhhh, no. Let me tell you the truth about "my kind". Our outer appearance typically lacks balance with our internal struggle. For some odd reason, us anxiety- prone people also tend to be “taker on-ers". Don’t ask me why, we just are. It could be our pride, people-pleasing attributes, irrational fear, false guilt, or whatever the case, our lives can get pretty heavy in an instant. We pile "yeses" on top of "yeses" out of an unbalanced mix of genuine concern and fear. Fear that we aren't good enough, that we might hurt … [Read More...]

Living Life with God's Power and Tools

Living Life with God’s Power and…

People who don’t know me would never know it. I’m very easy going and free spirited, actually.  In fact, most people who struggle with anxiety hide it pretty well. They tend to be the ones who are very “put together". They’re the happy, helping, … [Read More...]

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He Goes Before Us.…

"The LORD is the one who goes ahead of you; He will be with you. He will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed." ~Deuteronomy 31:8 The weather was beautiful- a perfect day to go boating. My children had never been boating … [Read More...]

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Strawberry-Orange Water…

Hi Ladies, the other day I posted on the Comfy FB page that I've been having a hard time drinking enough water. Many days than I care to admit I drink more coffee and diet pop than I do water. This has to stop. Not too long ago when I was a guest … [Read More...]

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Taco Tuesday Meal Ministry…

One of my children's favorite dinner-nights-of-the-week is "Taco Tuesdays". This particular night we decided to bless an additional family with a meal ministry and made a little extra. It was a very simple way not only to provide a meal, but love and … [Read More...]

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Grilled Pocket Potatoes…

This quick, easy and delicious way to prepare red potatoes on the grill will leave you feeling spoiled!  Side dishes, especially potatoes, can take a while to cook or bake... but not these spuds. Keep this recipe in your back pocket! It's a … [Read More...]

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Renewing Our Minds…

Hi Ladies, I have a very special guest today who shares my love for meal ministry. Katie never ceases to amaze me with her love for the Lord and for those around her. She has used her testimony to introduce others to Christ and to encourage them … [Read More...]

10 Thoughtful Meal Ministry Ideas

10 Thoughtful Meal Ministry Ideas…

    There's no doubt that meal ministry is a blessing. I've seen the look of gratitude from the eyes of many new moms, those who are mourning, those who are healing...and those who Just. Need. A. Break. Making someone a meal is faith … [Read More...]