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Does this sound familiar to you? You wake up and have every intention of spending time with Jesus, but instead you pick up your phone just to check something. Before you know it, you’ve spent 30 minutes scrolling Instagram. YIKES. Now it’s time for work! Lemme just read a verse or two and say a […]

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June 30, 2020

Why Quiet Time is So Important & How to Stop Neglecting It

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Have you ever been through something when what God sends you doesn’t make sense? I’m not talking about just when you go through hard situations. You see, there are some hard situations where you can more easily see what God might be doing. And sometimes there are even Scriptures that seem to speak directly to […]

Personal, The Podcast

June 23, 2020

When God’s Plans Don’t Make Sense | VP13

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Lessons from Moving Across the Country A lot of things are the same I thought that everything would be completely different when I moved to CA, but really, every day life in CA is pretty much the same as it was in CA. People told me to expect a “culture shock,” but I didn’t really […]

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June 8, 2020

Lessons from Moving Across the Country | VP12

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Is Marraige Everything I Dreamed? When I was single, I wanted nothing more than to be married. I always felt like my true calling was to be a wife and a mom, so nothing made sense to me without being married. I just assumed that I would go to college and get married right after.  […]

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May 26, 2020

Is Marriage Everything I Dreamed?

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Scars & Vulnerability Last week I shared the story of how I got the scar on my chin. When I posted a blog post about it 2 years ago, it got so much engagement. I wanted to know why that was, so I asked some of readers why they thought it might be the case. […]

Personal, The Podcast

May 19, 2020

Scars & Vulnerability | VP09

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Today I’m sharing the story of how I got my scar. I shared it a couple years ago on my blog HERE, and it was the most popular blog post I’ve ever written. Tune in next week where I’ll talk about why I think it was the most popular post, why scar stories are so […]

Personal, The Podcast

May 12, 2020

How I Got My Scar | VP08

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Today’s episode is going to be more like a journal entry. It’s going to be personal. The purpose of my podcast is to be honest, & real, and to you that you aren’t alone. That’s what I hope to do today. This is a real-time look into my life at this moment, at this stage. […]

Personal, The Podcast

April 27, 2020

Are My Priorities In Order? | VP07

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Today, I’m talking about the comparison game. We’ve all played it, and I think I’ve played it more than most. I’ve spent a lot of time comparing myself to others. We compare ourselves to others in so many areas: our looks, our personality, our houses, our hobbies, our weekend activities, our businesses, our talents, and even […]

Personal, The Podcast

April 20, 2020

The Comparison Game | VP06

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Thinking About My Personality I think a lot about my personality. I’ve taken the Meyers Briggs test and the Enneagram test. But I actually don’t get consistent results when I take either test. For meyers-briggs, I’ve gotten ISFJ, ESFJ, ENFP. For Enneagram I’ve gotten 7, 1, 3, 6, and 9. I’ve actually read The Road […]

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April 13, 2020

You are Not a Slave to Your Personality | VP05

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Yep, it’s another coronavirus episode. There are so many events, stats, feelings to process. And that’s what I do here on this podcast. I process and I try to find hope through it all.  So, the first two weeks of “shelter in place” I was actually feeling super good. Then last week things started to […]

Personal, The Podcast

April 6, 2020

What to Do With All the Feelings | VP04

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