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#WakeUp #light #amplifyLIFE

'Let your life be living proof of the things that please God. Steer clear of the activities of darkness. Light is capable of showing everything for what it really is. Awake, you who sleep,  Arise from the dead, and Christ will give you light.' Eph.5 ‪#‎wakeUp‬ ‪#‎light‬ ‪#‎resurrectionpower‬ ‪#‎amplifyLIFE‬  

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July...Sabbaths & Birthdays

I entered the month of July longing for a break from the constant day to day busyness that the previous months had held.  My decision was to make July a Sabbath knowing that like most of you, life doesn't just stop and allow you to rest.  So the plan was to only do what was absolutely necessary and to be intentional with creating space to be quiet. I'm want to be clear on how I was feeling in the hope of encouraging others who find themselves in the same situation.  I felt like I was sitting in the middle of a plate being spun round and round and because of the dizziness that it was causing, was not able to...

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Chuck Norris, Psalm 31 woman, Jack Bauer and Moms

Yesterday was Mother's Day and besides having a blast hanging out all day with my 5  fabulous kiddos, I loved, loved, LOVED seeing all the pics on social media of all my mom friends and their children. So many wonderful tributes written to celebrate Motherhood, but I have to admit this Facebook post written by my oldest sister about our mom is my 'fav' for the day! Not that I didn't always think my mom was pretty incredible, but now as a mother of five myself  I think she was way beyond incredible! Before you get all weighted down with not measuring up as a mom, let me explain. She was incredible because she continued to be a mom... In...

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Summer of 7 Recap

What a wonderful, wild  journey we've been on together these past 7 weeks! It's been  fun hearing from so many of you that have jumped in and participated in some way during 7. I've been amazed as I've run into some of you around town and also hearing from friends I've known through the years and you mentioning you've been following along this whole time.  I had no idea! That has made the journey even sweeter for me! And of course, a big shout out to my Amplify peeps and Thrive Sisters that have been on this 7 week adventure right along side me! I know this summary in no way tells the complete story of Summer of Seven.  But...

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