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Defining FEAR: a Journal Prompt

Scrolling through social media, listening to news reports, many are feeling fearful. What is fear? Some define it as: * False Evidence Appearing Real * Forgetting Everything is All Right * Future Events Already Ruined What do you fear? How do you respond to fear? What effect does fear have on you? This week’s journal …

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Journal Prompt – What I Learned in Quarantine

As the country asks more and more to utilize “Social Distancing” and “Stay at Home” guidelines, many people find themselves feeling isolated. Thanks to today’s technology, we don’t have to be isolated. When I was first married, decades ago, we could not make long-distance calls. There were borders. And it cost to call across the …

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Your Self-Worth Does Not Come From the Opinions of Others

Kansas City is currently in celebration. Yesterday, the Kansas City Chiefs won the AFC Championship and are now headed to the Super Bowl, led by quarterback Patrick Mahomes. I am not a big sports fan, but I will admit to climbing on the celebration wagon. But this post is not about the Kansas City Chiefs. …

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Journal Prompt for week 46

The holidays are here! For some, that statement brings on excitement and pleasant anticipation. For others, sadness, anxiety, and turmoil. What about you? What emotions doe the holidays bring forth in you? I have mixed emotions. I enjoy decorating, setting up my “Christmas Village” and hooking up the big Christmas bear in my front yard. …

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Being Alone – Journal Prompt Week 45

I like being alone. Sometimes. I like being around people. Sometimes. I get a lot of work done when I can focus without interruption. I feel successful when I complete a task. Interruptions to anything I am trying can be beneficial in allowing me time to take a break. At other times the interruption breaks …

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Continuing the Journey – Journal Prompt week 43

This week’s journal prompt asks you to think about your favorite book/movie/song.   Why do you like it? What do you feel when you read/watch/hear it?  What makes it special for you?  I love the movie “It’s A Wonderful Life”. Every year I stop to wonder if I were never born, would there be any difference? …

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When Those Around You Tell You ‘Do Not Go’

You have spent time preparing to step into your dream. You have saved, studied, and made the necessary arrangements to move forward. Then you tell those around you, those whose opinion you respect, expecting to hear words of affirmation and congratulations, only to be told how wrong you are to pursue this. How do you …

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Journal Prompt, week 39

What do you see when you look in the mirror? I battle the voices declaring who I am when I look in the mirror. Voices of negativity, of not being good enough, pretty enough, smart enough, loved. Over time I began to look differently at that view. It was no longer my eyes, but God’s …

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Who Is Telling You ‘No’?

I had the honor of interviewing Amanda Keleher this week. Amanda is a woman of strong vision, seeing what most people miss. I met Amanda about a year and a half ago. I was immediately impressed. Despite being blind, this beautiful woman sees more than many around her. Amanda is a courage coach, partnering with …

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Journal Prompt – This Week’s Truth

Remind yourself of one (or more if you like) truth. Example: I am capable. I can and will complete that assignment.What is one truth you will remind yourself of this week? I am amazed sometimes at the things I say to myself. Things I would never say to anyone else. “You are useless.” “You will never …

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Journal Prompt Week 33

I was recently asked a question and struggled with the answer. That seemed like a perfect journal prompt. This week I wonder I challenge you to “Describe yourself in 15 words or less” I started by looking at an identity statement I made years ago. “I am a citizen of heaven (Heb 13:14), straining toward …

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Journal Prompt – week 31

Are you participating in the weekly journal prompts? I hope you are finding hope and dreams within yourself through the questions. This week I have spoken with several women this week who wanted to do something, but just couldn’t take that step. I have battled that myself lately. I asked each of them, and I …

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Journal Prompt – Week 27

Every day I ask myself the question “What is enough?” Everyone has a different answer to the same question. And every day, the answer can be very different than the day before. “Enough” seems to get lost in the chaos of life. We give more than we want to. We continue to carry a load …

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