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When God wants to bless you, He puts a person  in your life.  When the enemy wants to trip you up and get you off your course, he puts a person in your life.  Your life matters and so choose your close circle wisely.  Pray this right now over yourself and those you love: Lord, connect […]

Happiness, Peace, Relationships

May 21, 2024

Blessings and Hindrances 

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What you tolerate you endorse… Get used to answering questions with questions like, “Is that honoring up, down and all around?” And if it is not, then statements, like, “There is no provision for that here.” When someone in your family or organization does or says something that goes cross grain with your values or […]

Relationships

April 15, 2024

What you tolerate you endorse

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Now what? Okay, so if our dreams died on Friday and Saturday was the in-between to not give up when it looks like we are oveeerrrr…done for, and Sunday is a COUNTRY SONG IN REVERSE where we get our dog back, our truck back and our heartbreaks are mended, what happens on Monday? Breakfast with […]

Faith & Hope, Mornings, Relationships

April 1, 2024

Happy Easter Monday!

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There are all kinds of -ologies. Psychology, biology, spiritology and then there’s geneology, methodology, immunology, pathology (what my mom did. Fun fact: She was so brilliant that she clept her way through college and ended up having the job of a Pathologist with a Phd without actually having those initials behind her name.) That all […]

Relationships, Stress/Anxiety

March 18, 2024

Train your senses to win!

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“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 […]

Relationships

February 5, 2024

Staying power

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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 […]

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

December 21, 2023

You’re not enough…

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First of all this morning, I think of all who are reading this before going to work today on this holiday while so many are with family and friends resting. My mind then goes to what this holiday actually is about and my heart goes to families who understand the meaning of today on a […]

Happiness, Relationships

May 29, 2023

Happy Memorial Day!

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Please rejoice with me! I feel like how an addict must feel when they look back over the last several months and realize after so many years of using, they’ve been clean now for a while!  My drug of choice has been church / ministry / work – call it what you want…. honestly, I’ve […]

Happiness, Relationships, Stress/Anxiety, Uncategorized

May 22, 2023

Happy Monday

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I’ll never forget being a Freshman in High School taking Geometry in a class with mostly all seniors  from Mr. Stiff. I had so many questions and just wasn’t understanding whatever concept he was teaching us. Second row from the windows and about 3 seats back from the front. It was 1986. I kept raising […]

Happiness, Relationships

May 8, 2023

Shhh!

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Wanta know something I just learned this weekend?  It’s too good to not share… So what if I told you I could write you a prescription for a wonder drug that has the potential of changing your life? And it won’t even cost you a dime. Not a doctor’s visit or even a telemedicine call. Just […]

Relationships

March 7, 2023

Take Your MEDS!

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