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Balance Is Overrated

Balance Is Overrated

Because if everything is important, nothing is. Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terror, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them. ~ Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin Every year in my company, I send out an in-depth survey to find out just a little

Goal-Setting for Kids in 4 Easy Steps

  It’s the New Year! And you know what that means for many of us. New ideas, new goals, and new dreams. Each year, during the week between Christmas and January 1st, my husband and I sit together to review the past year and assess where we are as a family. We also brainstorm about

James 4:17

Making Spiritual New Year’s Resolutions

Every January, millions of people begin their year with New Year’s resolutions. Losing weight, getting organized, exercising more, eating healthier, and managing finances better are some of the most common resolutions. But what about making spiritual New Year’s resolutions? We make commitments and tell our friends and family on January 1st, only to give it

Raising Passionate Jesus Followers: Goals versus Values

No one can, without renouncing the world in the most literal sense, observe my method; and there are few, if any, that would entirely devote about twenty years of the prime of life in hopes to save the souls of their children, when they think they may be saved without so much ado; for that

Change Your Life with Just One Word

So teach us to number our days, that we may present to You a heart of wisdom. — Psalm 90:12 NASB I don’t have enough time to live my own life! I reached this conclusion after trying to follow all the advice given on a morning news show one week in January. It seemed like

Summer’s Comin’… Can You Picture It?

Summer is definitely our family’s favorite season!  We love to spend time at the lake, soak up the sunshine, and eat lots of ice cream!  Oh, and who can forget s’mores? I’m an extremely goal driven person, but when it comes to summer, part of me wants to throw all those goals out the window.  Here are some ways to

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