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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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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. […]

Relationships, Stress/Anxiety, Uncategorized

January 31, 2022

Beautiful boys

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Seriously? That just happened!Now what? This is not what I signed up for!Why are boundaries so hard to enforce? So many regrets!How do I just let it go and look toward to the bright future God has for me? I was going to be “there” by now!What is holding me back? Any of these questions […]

Faith & Hope, Uncategorized

December 20, 2021


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Happy Monday! Have you ever heard the story of Conrad Hilton dreaming of owning the most famous hotel in the world? Have you ever had a grand dream that actually happened? If so, share with us your secrets on social media in the comments of the post about this blog today! If not, this blog […]


November 22, 2021

What do you and the Waldorf Astoria have in common ?

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Sad about this and bummed about that. Angry at myself and hurt by her. Discouraged because of the past and filled with anxiety about the future. Numb to the feelings and not present for the now. Over the drama and overwhelmed by the to-do list. Ever been at any of these places? Yep. We all […]


November 8, 2021


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Curious 10 minutes of what? Which 10 minutes? Seriously?! Is this a “too good to be true” scam? Seriously! It’s straight F A C T S !!!! I know because I did it. You know how Dr.s and fitness experts will tell you 20 minutes a day of exercise could change you from unfit to […]

Happiness, Uncategorized

November 1, 2021

10 minutes can change everything!

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Who gets “Me” Time? Email or comment on the blog or better yet on the Happy Monday Blog social media post & let me know what you do on the reg for “Me” Time! I’ld love to know: 1- Do you get regular “Me” Time? 2- Do you think it’s selfish to want “Me” […]

Happiness, Stress/Anxiety, Uncategorized

October 25, 2021

”Me” Time

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Have you ever met a tight fisted, arms folded, protective, fear motivated person who is always uptight about everything? We were youth pastors in the early 90s and I remember there were wild and crazy, fun teenagers who were always happy to see everyone and then there would be some who stayed to themselves over […]

Happiness, Uncategorized

October 18, 2021

A Generous Life is a Happy Life!

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God made us to connect and when we are born again the very love of God is poured out on the inside of each of us. That love enables us to overcome any relational hurdle we face. Love, when yielded to, never fails. You may have just read this and thought ~ yea but what […]


October 11, 2021

Relationships are not disposable