Tag: renew

Forget the Glass Celling. Shatter the Walls

It was a beautiful day and I ended up at the park with our youngest daughter. She ran to the swings and triumphantly jumped onto the empty seat. As she got going, after a push from me, she would pump her legs then stick them straight out, using the muscles

How a Broken Toe Helped My Broken Heart

“You stupid, stupid, stupid toe!” I said angrily under my breath as I began to limp to a large rock on the side of the trail where I was running. Sitting down, I quietly cursed my foot, actually my toe, that stupid toe, that I broke three weeks earlier. It’s

I Need To Apologize

I need to apologize to everyone of my beautifully strong and amazing women friends that have their own businesses, blogs, movements, groups, non-profits, churches, conferences, and anything else that helps, heals, and speaks to other women; because I struggle with comparison. I compare my DOING with your DOING. When I

2018 – Joy

It’s the last day of 2018 and I’m wondering how much more we could cram into the next 24 hours. To say this year has been completely, totally overflowing full is an understatement. Our word for 2018 was joy. The joy of the Lord is our STRENGTH and in 2018

High Grace

This morning, I was reading through my journal and came across an entry from August 2016. Our family had just experienced a major life transition and I was finding myself in a season that could have been fraught with anxiety and frustration. My top five strengths according to The Clifton

And Now, We Rest

In any training program that I do, whether it’s for a tri, marathon or just my regular gym routine the hardest day for me is the rest day. I really struggle on those days and more often than not, I end up negating the rest period by “lightly” training. I

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