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Is there someone in your life full of hell? Or full of hellish behavior toward you? Or maybe they just are hard to love?  We have a motto at our church and it’s plastered all over tee shirts, banners and social media that says ~ Loving the HELL out of MOBTOWN!  We just got to […]

Happiness, Love, Uncategorized

February 28, 2022

Love the HELL out of ‘em!

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Happy Valentine’s (Mon)Day! This weekend, I was delighted with the sweetest surprise from a dear friend that came at just the perfect time ~ a blog she wrote about my son and me back when Gavin was in 8th grade.  Not sure where you are in the stage of your life. I am right smack […]

Love, Uncategorized

February 14, 2022

Heart Shaped Cookies

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***We thought this posted first thing this morning and got back from a super full day of snow-skiing and snow-boarding all day, then walked through the dreamiest winter wonderland and had the yummiest dinner……only to get back to our precious cabin. My new year is off to such a great start to be my best […]

Happiness, Love

January 4, 2022

Happy New Year from California!

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Hi Girlfriend! Praying for you this morning!!! Praying that the eyes of your understanding will be enlightened that you will know the hope to which you are called to and that you will know the depth, length, and heights of God’s love, that you would put on love which is the bond that holds any […]


May 5, 2020


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“I got you!” When a friend says that to me, it gives me this feeling of security. I feel loved, safe, and a contentment washes over me with the thought that someone is there for me. Guess what, that is not just a feeling but actually a for real fact that we can take to […]

Faith & Hope, Love

December 16, 2019

God’s got you!

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I could hardly wait to share this with you! It’s the final book cover for Love ANYWAY! Check it out on my social media today 💕📖🙌 @addiecooley & @happy_anyway if you missed the last email we sent you with it! Shout out to Harrison House & everyone who collaborated on the cover!!! All my friends […]

Faith & Hope, Love

November 25, 2019


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It’s Happy Girl 19 week!!!  What will your Happy Girl Story be? This year, I am so honored to be able to have Lisa Young as the guest speaker, because she’s an integral part of my #HGStory. I went on a mission trip to Haiti with an organization called C3 Global that Lisa & her […]

Happiness, Love

September 16, 2019

Happy Girl 19

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~Happy Talk~ Are you a happy talker? Check out these verses to sort of check up from the neck up. Jot down or copy and paste the ones you might need to focus on. What if these verses described the way we talk day in and day out? How much happier would we be? How […]

Happiness, Love, Peace

September 9, 2019

Talking Happy

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 …..happy? Or maybe… horrific/”whatever!”/thrilling/special/reflective describes the day more accurately from your seat. For some, yesterday was a day of deep gratitude as we thought of how blessed our children (and/or we) are to have the World’s Greatest Dad!   Others cried because they have lost their dad, with every “Happy Father’s Day” packing a punch.. […]

Love, Relationships

June 17, 2019

Happy Father’s Day

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“Hoppy Easter!”  my silly husband keeps saying.    I’d say that describes Easter quite well. Jesus hopped right up out of that grave and defeated hell, sickness and poverty! He hopped right over every obstacle we will ever face so that now by using His name we can overcome, no matter what we come up […]

Happiness, Love

April 15, 2019

Happy Easter