How to Stop Food Cravings

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You’re driving and out of nowhere a food craving strikes. It comes quick. It comes strong. You may crave a Snickers bar or chips or ice cream or a Ding Dong. Perhaps you salivate thinking of strawberries, carrots, or freshly baked multi-grain bread. Up the road sits a 7-Eleven, beckoning. Choose Your Choice  What should you do? […]

3 Ways to End Perfectionism

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Perfectionism is a myth. You may drive yourself nuts trying to attain it. Or, you may face-plant into the wall of “I cannot do it” and give up and retreat. You may even find a frenemy in dark chocolate. This is my go-to happy place. What’s yours? Either way, all-or-nothing thinking turns into anxiety, even […]

Why Counsel Hearts to Hope?

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  My ministry to counsel hearts to hope was born out of my own pain. Among them, loneliness and isolation. I’d go to church desiring friendship with godly women, but it seemed everyone was talking to everyone else and they knew the secret handshake or the secret password or whatever and I didn’t. I was the wallflower, just another […]

4 Keys to End “What If” Worry

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Usually when you hear “what if,” the next words turn dark. . .like a moonless night? Fear creeps. You’ve felt the creeping “what if,” haven’t you? “What if . . .my husband loses his job?” “What if. . .a monster molests my precious child?” “What if. . .someone learns my secret?” (What if. . .everyone […]

God Met Me at the Strangest Place

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God met me at the library. How strange! How crazy and wonderful and amazing! Twenty-three years old, newly married and out of work, I scanned the shelves for redecorating books. I wanted something, anything, to turn my two-bedroom apartment into a home. Someplace cozy for my husband, Laces (our shy beige kitty) and me. God […]