Tag: #stressless

Eye contact and smiles

Recently,  I watched a baby, maybe 6 months old; pat his dad’s arm, in hopes of getting his attention.  Dad was paying attention to the person speaking, but he took a moment and looked at his son.  Oh my goodness, that little boy’s entire face lit up with a smile!  The look on his face…
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Are You Too Busy?

I like to be busy, but I must admit… there are times I find myself exhausted by the end of the day.  Why?  If I’m honest with myself, I can allow myself to become over-committed. Over-committed?  In a time when people have lost their sense of commitment?  Can someone be over-committed?  Absolutely!  Just ask a…
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Endless Hope, Relentless Joy

As we come upon Christmas Eve, and the upcoming new year, I wonder how people are feeling.  How are you feeling? I have heard people talking and their feelings are running the gamut this week. People are happy, sad, excited, stressed, and even a few are peaceful. Do you recognize yourself in one of these…
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Dress yourself with joy

As Christians, I would think we have all heard the comment, “Put on the full armor of God.” This comes from Ephesians 6:10-17.  There are many wonderful Bible studies on these specific verses. However, I recently came across (Psalm 65:12 New Life Version), “The fields of the desert are filled with water. And the hills…
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Choose Joy this December!

We cannot let situations determine our outlook on life, our hope for the future, or our joy in the present.

Breathe to relieve stress

In this uncertain time, I am hearing lots of people talking about how stressed out they are.  You need to breathe! A while back, I sat in on a stress management seminar and they talked about proper breathing.  Back when I was in high school chorus we learned about the importance of proper breathing –…
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When the dark shadow comes

The pictures you see were left by someone I love very dearly.  When I found them, I asked if I could use them for a blog.  They are shared with permission. What do you see when you look at them? I’ll tell you what I see… Picture 1.  I see someone walking with a dark…
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Your words matter

I was pleased that this blog, contributed to Armor Of God Coffee website. got quite a bit of traction last week! Check it out here… https://www.armorofgodcoffee.com/blogs/armor-up/your-words-make-a-lasting-impression

No Worries

I am excited to be a monthly contributor to the Armor Of God Coffee devotional page on their website. They gave me a really nice intro into it… Our blog for this week on how the key to a “no worries” faith is to realize we are walking in chaos and stop, take a few…
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Surrounded by Affirmation

Yes, I am guilty of being a part of the crowd… taking a bathroom selfie. However, it was with good reason! I have been substituting, at a particular school, often.  In the adult restroom, there was a pad of sticky notes and a pen on the shelf.  Each day I was there, the sticky notes…
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