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Setting Goals, Staying on Track, Reaching Goals

How to Edit Your Life For Spiritual Growth

There’s a little passage in John that describes how we bear fruit as believers. It says that in order to grow, we are pruned. We’d all love to be closer to God, but there’s work to do and branches to be cut back first. This is the passage that I think is a great metaphor […] Read more…

5 Ways to Love Your Small Beginning

My two-year-old daughter, Sylvie, refuses to say the number one. She first learned to count during our games of hide-and-seek by covering her eyes and repeating the number three: “fwee, fwee, FWEE.” Then at Christmas, my sister Amanda taught her to say the number two. There was some serious celebrating! But Sylvie’s discerning sensibilities stopped […] Read more…

A Verse for Every Month of the Year

This year, one of my personal goals is to memorize scripture. There’s just one little problem: There is already so much floating around in this mom-brain that I don’t usually do this in spite of good intentions. The most I did in 2017 was memorize one lonely little verse. So I’m starting slow and being […] Read more…

How to Set and Achieve Your Goals for the Year

Creating Goals Instead of Resolutions

I didn’t always know how to set goals and really stick with them. When I was a teen, I used to sit down on New Years’ Eve and write myself a little note. I wrote about things I hoped would change, things I knew would be different, a few time-capsule sort of notes about what […] Read more…

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