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Treasure Your Friends by Asking Them Great Questions
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The other day I was sitting on the back deck with my daughter Keri talking about friendship. Keri is an amazing friend to others, so it’s no surprise that she has many friends. One of the qualities that I most … Read More

Removing Attitudes that are Robbing Your Abundant Life
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God has a plan for your life. It’s a plan for you to live an abundant and significant life for His glory. Jesus said that He came so that we might have abundant life (John 10:10). We know that’s true, … Read More

3 Ways to Offer the Gift of Empathy
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As I think of Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida and the impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston, I believe it’s a wonderful time to practice offering empathy. Simply put, empathy is the ability to walk in another’s shoes. The … Read More

Lessons On Trauma and Trust
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“If you go to Bible College, I will slice your throat and kill you!” Those were the words that Marty heard when she told the gang leader that she was going to leave the gang in order to attend Bible … Read More

5 Ways to Just Be Nice This Week
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I remember a season in our home when our kids were little where two of our kids were getting into fairly regular fights. I – like any normal mother – wanted my kids to get along, and I wanted them … Read More

3 Phrases To Use When Navigating Conflict
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Conflict is inevitable. We’re human, so it makes sense that sometimes we’re going to disagree, argue and get ticked! Right? While conflict is uncomfortable, it can be transformational. Author Michael Hyatt says, “See conflict not as a problem to be … Read More

3 Ways to Gently Shut Down Gossip
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We’ve all be there. You’re in a Starbucks enjoying your latte with a friend. Without warning, the conversation shifts towards a mutual friend and shades that friend in a negative light. Relational wisdom from Proverbs teaches, “Whoever utters slander is … Read More

How Knowing You’re Deeply Loved Changes The Way You Listen
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This week I was visiting my son and daughter-in-law in their new home. Hanging on the wall was a picture with these words painted in beautiful calligraphy: “Loved beyond measure.” What a great reminder! You are loved beyond measure!   … Read More

3 Ways to Raise Your Self-Awareness This Week
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There’s a lot of confusion revolving around self-awareness. Some of you are wondering as you read this, “Where in the world is Becky going with this blog post?” Hang with me.   To be self-aware simply means you are aware … Read More