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Beautiful boys

When broken boys bend their will and humble themselves to God: Broken boys become bold boys. Broken boys become builders of bright futures. Broken boys become beasts who are forces to be reckoned with. Broken boys become might men of valor and instead of feeling beaten down, they conquer hills that used to intimidate them. […]

January 31, 2022

Relationships, Stress/Anxiety, Uncategorized

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Why is it not working?

Ever tried to accomplish something you know you’re good at for a long time and it still isn’t working? Ever wondered why something you know oughta be working isn’t? Ever tried to stop doing something you want to stop doing but can’t seem to? Paul said in scripture the thing I do I don’t want […]

February 19, 2024

Faith & Hope, Goals

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God is not a side dish

When I think of the happiest people I know, I think of people who see God, His ways, and His will as their main dish and not a side dish in life. What about you? I’ve noticed that many times people want to live however they wanta live, talk the way they wanta talk, and […]

February 13, 2024

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Staying power

“Stick and stay. It’s bound to pay.” said a pastor we served under years ago. That phrase has come in handy so many times in our lives. We raised our boys saying it this way, “Cooleys don’t quit.” And I get it. I can already hear some of you thinking of the books, social media […]

February 5, 2024

Relationships

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How to know what you want out of life and get it

The hardest part is deciding. the next hardest part is having the courage to go get it. Getting what we want out of life is the easy part. It’s just getting past those first two steps that can take, well, decades for many of us. To a large degree, I’ve known what I wanted out […]

January 29, 2024

Faith & Hope

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The Best Door

God has put on our hearts that this year is The Year of the Open Door. When we think of this, there are so many things it makes you think of… You may think of a new opportunity or walking through the open door of new home. Perhaps what comes to mind for you is […]

January 22, 2024

Faith & Hope

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What if the very thing you are resisting is holding you back?

Listen and learn&live a life that works or Disregard godly wisdom&take the long, bumpy road. Humility lifts you up. It’s a paradox. People are so afraid these days of being controlled and have hyper boundaries, are filled with anxiety and distrust so much that it’s blocking them from the very answers they long for. Position […]

January 13, 2024

Love

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Happy New Year!

2024, here we come, ready or not… Do you feel ready? Do you feel energized or beat to a pulp? Do you feel grateful or grouchy? Here’s the good news! We can start over on other days, too. Not just on January 1st. So if you’re not feelin it, and if you are holding on […]

January 2, 2024

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You’re not enough…

or safe or fill in the blank …..and it’s perfectly ok! What?! Did you read that right? Yes, you did! It’s true! This is why we need a Saviour who is! And when we feel not enough, unsafe, or like life just isnt’ quite what we had imagined, if we turn to The Word like […]

December 21, 2023

Depression, Faith & Hope, Happiness, Love, Peace, Relationships, Stress/Anxiety

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10 minutes can change everything!

Are you curious, 10 minutes of what? Which 10 minutes? Is this a “too good to be true” scam?Seriously! It’s straight FACTS !!!!I know because I did it.You know how Drs and fitness experts will tell you 20 minutes a day of exercise could change you from unfit to fit. Now, true, there are levels […]

November 19, 2023

Goals, Happiness

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Less for more

In a world of more, more, more, what if less really is more? If you know me, you’ve heard me say more is more! LOL Maybe that’s why my kids say I’m extra! But let’s talk about when less is more. When it comes to confetti, more is more! And you can never have too […]

November 12, 2023

Faith & Hope, Goals

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