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April 2018

Spring Cleaning: 3 techniques to declutter your mind

I don’t know what it is about spring, but every year I feel I need to start a deep clean and purge in my house. Suddenly the things I had laying around for winter, I now find cumbersome. My eyes see clothes to give away, cabinets to scrub, and windows that need washing. Even though it hasn’t felt like spring with all the crazy weather, I still feel the spring cleaning itch. Just like our homes need cleaning to prepare for the new season, so do our minds. Our minds can get cluttered with mountain[...]

Safe Spaces: 3 ways to improve communication with your spouse and children

Do you remember the last time your spouse or kid felt frustrated, annoyed, or irritated by your response? How did he/she respond? Did he withdraw his heart? Did you find yourself reacting instead of responding? Creating safe spaces where those we love want to talk often starts with the environment we create. When our spouse and children feel that they are in a relational safe space, they are more likely to talk about their emotions, hopes and fears. Our communication with them feels less like an interro[...]

Back on track: 3 steps to recharge your motivation

Whether you’ve had to restart your workout routine after illness or adjust going back to school after a vacation, we have all hit slumps where it seems we have lost our motivation. Sadly, too many of us stay derailed from moving forward because we allow our motivation to wane. Then we become stuck in a rut. But this does NOT have to be your reality. How we choose to respond when we experience a dip in our motivation will determine if we experience success or a setback. There are three steps you can start[...]

Wife life: 3 prayers that changed my marriage

As young wife, I focused on so many wrong areas.  I focused on wanting God to change my husband and I missed the changes that needed to happen within me.  When I started saying these prayers for my marriage, my heart changed and I became a better wife. Instead of my usually written blog, I though I would try something new--a vlog. I hope you enjoy and that you would share with others. Sign up here to receive your own 20 days to a healthy marriage. How do you pray for your husband?[...]