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  • How to Develop a Family Culture of Honor, Value, and Encouragement: Debi’s Story

    Well, I did something new this month: I headed back to full-time employment after 17 years of part-time writing projects and full-time domestic engineering😊 I love using a wider range of skills in the workplace again, but even three weeks in, I’m aware of how fiercely I need to guard my family time and prioritize […]

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  • Care and Keeping for the Anxious Soul: Dena and Jason’s Story, Part II

    Rounding out our soul care series with more from Dena and Jason Hobbs, authors of When Anxiety Strikes: Help and Hope for Managing Your Storm. Last week, they shared that “anxiety is a body-related event” and why it’s helpful to discover ways to calm and settle the body first before addressing anxious thought patterns. I […]

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  • What Helps When Anxiety Takes Over: Dena and Jason’s Story, Part I

    The last few posts have had an unofficial “soul care” theme to them as we’ve explored alternatives to fuming over a world gone mad, how to get along with our “difficult people,” and tips for filling our minds with scriptures that bring joy and peace. Hey, that sounds like a good bootcamp for the final […]

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  • Making the Bible Stick: Jennifer Perez on the Art of Scripture Meditation

    What’s the last habit that really “stuck” with you? Oh, I can tell you plenty that have NOT hung around for me – most of them involve exercise, housework, and carbohydrates—but every once in a while, something manages take root until it’s part of my routine and then, part of my life. One that may […]

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  • Why We’re All Snarling and What To Do about It: Advice from Dr. Audrey

    This weekend, I decided to go all in to argue my point about a particularly important topic. Tensions ran so high that I had to excuse myself to go wash my hands but really to go get a grip on my emotions. And to do some Google fact-checking to bolster my argument because I planned […]

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  • Better than Fretting! How to Stay Calm and Carry On, Part II

    Yes, that’s a camel. I’ve never ridden one—elephant yes, camel no—but I’ve heard they can be stubborn and cantankerous. Friends living in the Middle East told me their kids’ school bus was delayed one day for what seemed like forever because a camel decided to park itself in the road and chill there for the […]

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