Category Archives: Advice

On Memorizing Scripture (My first ever vlog!)

I’ve always had a tricky relationship with memorizing Scripture. On one hand, I know it is a good idea. I’ve been immensely benefitted by the verses I have memorized. On the other hand, it is hard to do. I have … Continue reading

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Things I Constantly Have To Remind Myself About Productivity (Confessions of a Recovering Perfectionist)

As a recovering perfectionist*, I tend to be too hard on myself when I think I haven’t gotten enough done on a particular day. Can anyone else relate?  Especially on a day off. I have grand visions of checking things … Continue reading

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Running, the Christian Walk

The analogy the New Testament uses comparing running to the Christian walk has become more poignant to me recently as I have reignited my love for running in the last year or so. As I wrote about in my most … Continue reading

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On (Almost) Reaching a Long-Held Running Goal

I’m the type of person that prefers tidy endings. I like it when a story wraps up neatly at the end. I use that same preference quite often in the stories I choose to tell: I don’t like to share … Continue reading

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Mythbusters: You Can Do It All

I am starting a new, occasional series on my blog about “Mythbusters.” My purpose is to dispel common myths that permeate our thinking. Especially those which can affect the quality of life. Hopefully, the TV show doesn’t get too persnickety … Continue reading

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You Can Do More Than You Think You Can

“There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can.” – Henry Ford I’ll agree with ol’ Henry on that. When it comes to getting things accomplished, I’ve found that sometimes, through a variety of … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry, You Apologized for WHAT?? A Brief Look at Our Over-Apologizing Culture

I can’t tell you how it started. I can tell you that once I noticed it, it was everywhere, and impossible to ignore. Not to mention, a little upsetting. The overuse of “I’m sorry.” I was formerly a power-user of … Continue reading

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Understanding Introverts: A lesser known fact or two

Ever get frustrated with the people in your life who are slower to react verbally or seem to be less excited about being social? It is likely they are introverts, and their behavior comes naturally and honestly. Here is a look at what makes introverts tick. Continue reading

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The Cure for Jealousy

I’ve discovered the cure for jealousy. Not that I should take credit for it, because it’s been around a long time. But I discovered it, and it’s made a world of difference in my life. The catch is, it’s only … Continue reading

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