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This One Discovery in Israel Shocked Me!

I made an incredible discovery when I was in Israel recently! 

I spent several weeks doing deep research throughout the tiny country and geeking out studying at the world-class Israel Museum in Jerusalem. 

One particular display caught my eye: two ankle bones pinned together by a long metal nail. 

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Are YOU walking in abundance or depletion?

My bestie Leif has been on a road trip visiting family and friends, and I’ve had a few days to myself to rest, relax, and practice some life-giving self-care.

To be honest, I’ve become run down and depleted. Maybe you have, too? …a.n.y.o.n.e.?

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How muffin top saved me + might save you too

So I recently shared an ode to muffin top and how I’ve gained some weight during 2020 (which many of us have). But I HAD NO IDEA those extra pounds would save me!

Leif and I swim a lot, so we decided to get CPR/Lifeguard training to help anyone distressed in the water.

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1 verse that’ll turn you inside out

For the last week, one verse has been chasing me down.

“In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and His train filled the temple” (Isaiah 6:1).

It’s popped up in sermons and personal readings.

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A wildfire erupted near our home and…

A wildfire erupted near our home.

A vehicle’s sparks caused flames to scramble up the mountainside.

Less than three hours later, a close neighborhood was evacuated. Then the neighborhood across from us.

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Ever Wrestle with Body Image Too?

I think people have been so focusing on the pandemic, they forgot fluffy was coming for us. I’ve been joking, I ate and ate and ate so much that I’m no longer a size eight. 🙂

Maybe you struggle with your weight or wrinkles or body image, too. The hardest part is that in a media-savvy world, our kids and grandkids can pick up on these thoughts, too.

Our precious kiddos are stunning, but they don’t always see themselves this way.

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