Tips and Hacks for purposeful, peaceful living and balanced productivity through discovering God’s will for your life and developing strategies for healthy habits and rhythms sustaining you through life’s difficult circumstances and delightful moments.

The Power of Looking Back Before You Look Ahead

What are your dreams and aspirations for the new year? Do you have lofty goals, or are you playing it safe? Can we even set goals with so much continued…

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Confronting Uncomfortable—Christmas Encounters of the Close Kind

Have you ever traveled cross-continent? Sleep deprivation, jet lag, and general feelings of disorientation leave even the most seasoned traveler weary and a bit anxious.  Not only was this my…

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Rediscover Joy in the Hectic Holiday Season— Christmas Encounters of the Close Kind

While madly rushing about attempting to conquer my lengthy Christmas to-do list, Santa Baby plays in the background, bringing with it thoughts of the culture’s me mentality. I like to…

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Christmas Encounters of the Close Kind: Rediscovering the Possibility of the Impossible

She stared at her expanding belly with a mixture of wonder and disbelief. Her pregnancy, while undeniable, swelled with impossibility. After all, she had never known a man intimately. “Why…

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Who Stole the “Happy” in Holidays? Banish Holiday Stress, Rediscovering Peace and Joy!

She felt a suffocating presence, but unable to detect its origin, she pushed through. Holiday shopping, baking, dinners and parties—it all seemed important. After all, people were counting on her.…

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