• Leadership Leads… Good or Bad

    “…from the prophets of Jerusalem ungodliness has spread throughout the land.”  Jeremiah 23:15  NIV All my John Maxwell training is going to be put to the test in three and a half weeks when I’ll be moderating a panel on Leadership at the Women’s Connection District Retreat in Grimsby, Ontario. {If you’re going, make sure […]

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  • Cruising Like Royalty And Choosing The Right Fork

    On our last full-day on the cruise, I woke up thankful for all the wonderful the meals we’d had and how amazing the staff made us feel, because they made us feel like family… family going from one banquet to another that is! As I laid in bed thinking about this privilege I was blessed to experience, I began to think about the day when I’ll really get to eat like royalty.

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  • Do you Take Time For Self-Care?


    … I was brought up well to think of others but often, in the past, I would get mixed up thinking others needs were more important than mine.  This faulty mindset would leave me physically, emotionally and spiritually dry… like I’m talking dried up, dusty like the desert floor, all cracked and brown… and that’s no way to live! For sure it’s not the way God wants you to live. God wants you to be good at loving yourself…

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  • I Am Doughty, Not Dowdy!

    God did not give us a Spirit of fear but of power and love and self-control. ~2 Timothy 1:7 NET Bible Years ago, someone accused me of essentially being a sesquipedalian. It was meant as a negative, but I couldn’t help feeling it was a compliment in a way.  In reality, I’m not a sesquipedalian […]

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  • Who Doesn’t Love A Good Chick Flick?


    To get into the Cinderella mindset I decided to watch Drew Barrymore’s movie, Ever After. I love how strong and stubborn Drew shows this fairy tale girl to be, she’s not some pushover princess. In this version, Cinder girl Danielle frees herself from an evil captor and still lands the prince! It’s a really great story that I’m sure you’d love because girls, who doesn’t love a good chick flick?

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  • Can I Believe in God And Be Depressed?

    When I was a teenager, I was such a happy-go-lucky kind of girl, always seeing the glass half-full. I remember reading through the book of Psalms and thinking

    What’s wrong with David?  This guy really needs to get himself together. One minute he’s singing God’s praises and the next he wants to die. Doesn’t he believe in God?  I mean, his whining is recorded in the Bible? How did this part get in there?

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  • Great Friends Make All The Difference!

    Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. ~Proverbs 13:20 NLT  For the past five days, I’ve been in Edmonton, Alberta. I went to help run a Women In Music & Media (WIMM Canada) event with my partner in crime; Hollie Taylor, at the Breakforth One Conference; Canada’s largest… […]

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