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Why Knowing That Jesus Loves You Changes Everything
Jesus loves you: It's a phrase that you and I have probably heard a million times. If you've been a[...]
6 Huge Goal Setting Mistakes (and How to Prevent Them)
Do you set goals each year (perhaps around New Years) and aren't able to meet them? Trust me, I know[...]
10 Inspirational Quotes for Goal Setting (Free Printables)
Inspirational quotes are a wonderful idea for anyone setting goals. Motivational inspirational quotes can help us find endurance and perseverance[...]
Free SMART Goals Worksheet
Perhaps you’ve heard of the power of  SMART goal setting: Planning goals that are specific, measurable, actionable, realistic and timely?[...]
What is SMART Goal Setting?
Whether it’s New Years or anytime you’re ready for a fresh start, goal setting is always a good idea. Time[...]
Why Acceptance Is the Secret to Effective Goal Setting
Here's a surprising word that's the secret to effective goal setting: Acceptance. What? How can acceptance help with goal setting? Yes.[...]
The Secret to Goal Motivation (It’s Not Just Pushing Harder)  
Here's what I've learned about goal motivation and endurance: it's all about pacing yourself. In running terms, effective goal setting[...]
When You Don’t Want to Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart
Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of when my husband lost his job. Now, one year later, we still are[...]
How to Create Your Best Morning Routine Ever
 A few years after becoming a mom, I realized I needed massive help with my morning routine. Well, at first I[...]
5 Biblical Truths About Joy that Will Change Your Life
Are you going through a challenging life season and want to know where you can learn about joy in the[...]
3 Amazing Ways Acceptance with Joy Can Change Your Life Today
Acceptance with joy seems like such a simple concept, right? Well, at least on paper. That's because there's always something we[...]
14 Incredibly Good Books to Read for Women
Looking for some good books to read? Maybe you've got a vacation planned, or you'd like to lose yourself in a good[...]
20 Encouraging Bible Verses About Joy
I don't know about you, but there are many times when I find myself needing Bible verses about joy! Life[...]
How Can We “Count It All Joy” During Life’s Toughest Trials?
If you're going through a trial, someone has probably shared the count it all joy scripture with you. You know[...]
Want More Joy? How to Tidy Up (and Simplify) Your Life
As I've gotten older I've found that I really enjoy simplicity and making things streamlined. In fact, recently, my home[...]
4 Ways to Cope When Motherhood Feels Relentless
Being a mom is wonderful, right?! It's just the everyday mothering tasks that, if we're not careful, can slowly eat[...]
8 Ways to Stay Emotionally Replenished in Every Mothering Season
It's no secret that busy moms like us need more rest--times to unwind and de-stress. We're left with only one question: How?[...]
#1 Reason Why You’re Stuck In the Debt Cycle
Debt. It's something that so many of us silently struggle with, and no one talks about. We do our best[...]