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The Today show in the USA reported, a few days ago, we should be thankful; gratitude is good for our physical health.

Recent studies show a long list of …

My friend Lauren Gaskill is here today to share her #BeBoldGirl story.  What leap of faith is God calling you to take today?

The rest of the room kept their heads bowed in …

I rarely wake up, leap out of bed, throw back the shades with a “yay, morning.”

Instead, I usually turn over, stretch out my hand and feel for a mug of tea, which I hope my husband has made for me. The caffeine gives me the kick I need to get out of my cocoon.

Some mornings I grumble and …

Do you follow through on your promises to other people? Have you kept them, or have you let someone down?

Or, perhaps you know what it’s like to have a person fail to keep their promise to you.

Promise keeping can get messy.

Remember Hannah, our

Anxiety can cause light-headedness, nausea, an upset stomach, and a need to pee—again.

I’m sure like me, you’ve experienced those symptoms as you’ve sat in the doctor’s office waiting for results, gone for an interview for a new job, or heard a loved one is seriously ill.

I’d like to welcome my new friend, Elizabeth Livingston, to the #BeBoldGirl series.  Elizabeth lives on the other side of the world from me, but she shows our hearts and our need for …

It’s the end of a long day. I struggle to take off my shoes. My shoulders sag. I want to forget about everything. The temptation is to find a movie, grab some chocolates, and crash in front of the television.

However, the American Institute on Stress says this type of activity does not help. …

In the middle of the night, I couldn’t sleep. My mind kept me awake as I ran over one problem after another. Eventually, I decided to pray. If I turned my despair into prayer, sleep would be sure to come.

However, an hour later I was still awake and still restless.

Prayer should be …

What clashes have you had at home recently?

We’re going to keep this question in mind as we continue to look at the story of my namesake in the Bible, Rachel

In part one of Rachel’s …

Stress. It’s a part of everyday life, isn’t it? We can’t seem to escape it.

As I began to write about overcoming anxiety, I laid awake, for what seemed like hours, in the night worrying.

In the darkness I agonized over a hard conversation I needed to have with someone close to me. I …

My friend Jerusha Borden is sharing with us today in the #BeBoldGirl series.  She has embraced the live God has given her, even though it is not the one she would have chosen for herself.  I pray her words encourage you to take on a bold identity for Christ.

The …

We plan to attend a sunrise service this Easter Sunday at Red Rocks in Colorado, along with thousands of other worshippers. 14,000 people attended the last service.

Organizers recommend arriving no later than 5 am. I am not a morning person. Do we find a hotel to stay in nearby or do we make …