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    See Giants Fall Part 3: Bloom Where You Are Planted

    “So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.” (Galatians 6:9 NLT) Happy new month to you all!!! New month already? Really!!! 2020 is flying by!  It’s hard to believe that with all of the Giants we have faced together in 2019, we are moving through another year together! As I reflect back at the start of 2019, I can tell you with full transparency that when I wrote “Great Expectations” last January, I could not begin to predict what the journey would entail, nor the richness of the lessons learned. I…

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    Stepping Out…

    The past seven months have been filled with transitions, and so I thought, “Why not one more step toward change? Why not shoot for the stars?” So here goes—for the longest time, I’ve wanted to write and share with others. I see it as a way to share a journey of self-discovery and vulnerability. Not sure who would want to read what I have to offer, but the way I see it, I’d much rather know I pursued a dream than go day after day, dreaming, but not even trying to take a tiny step of faith. But here’s the thing—over the years, I’ve learned a few things about pursuing…

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    Jumpstart to Joy!

    “Those who have been ransomed by the LORD will return. They will enter Jerusalem singing, crowned with everlasting joy. Sorrow and mourning will disappear, and they will be filled with joy and gladness.”  (Isaiah 51:11 NLT) Happy New Year to all and to all a year of cheer!  Nice little rhyme, right? Too bad life doesn’t always make it easy to sit in cheerfulness! I don’t know about you, but I went into 2019 with Great Expectations!  Literally. I wrote about it and learned about it, yet with each passing month of 2019, new obstacles, new challenges and new circumstances pushed me to the brink of myself!  Little did I…