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  • 52 Real Women

    Appreciate the Small Things

    When I was asked to write about what inspires me, as a woman, I initially was stuck.  I am not usually a person that sits and reflects about ...

    December 10, 2018
  • 52 Real Women

    Happy Squirrels!

    Michigan’s rapidly changing seasons still catch me off guard. Hurried to get in a quick morning walk, I soon realize I am not prepared to change out my ...

    December 3, 2018
  • 52 Real Women

    To Give or To Judge?

    Do you give with judgment or with a cheerful heart?  What I need to remember is that everyone has a story and many times others were not raised ...

    November 26, 2018
  • 52 Real Women

    Why Don’t I Ask?

    The sparkle was gone. No more rays of light bouncing off the points, throwing dancing diamonds on the wall. I remember clearly the night Bob asked me to ...

    November 19, 2018
  • 52 Real Women

    Hearing It or Living It

    Life is full of decisions.  Some decisions are so routine, we don’t think of them as decisions – what to wear, what to eat for dinner.  Others are ...

    August 13, 2018
  • 52 Real Women

    The Power of Intentionality

    Life is busy here in the 21st century-between Facebook, Netflix binges, and Pinterest, we are constantly faced with distractions and time-wasters. Both children and adults are affected in ...

    May 28, 2018
  • 52 Real Women

    Forgiveness When You Don’t Feel It

    It seems counterintuitive that strength is in forgiveness. But I’m not encouraging endorsing a wrong, or staying in a position where someone can hurt you repeatedly. Forgiveness does ...

    May 14, 2018
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    Life Lessons from the Laundry Room

    The cycle: Wash. Rinse. Repeat. Simple but unending. Okay, maybe laundry is not so simple. You have to load the washer without forgetting the soap! Then move the ...

    April 30, 2018
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    Everyone Has Purpose

    Have you ever thought about your purpose in life and how you arrived where you are right now? And we know that God causes all things to work ...

    April 16, 2018