After the Happily Ever After

I created this image in Canva after deciding to try my hand at competing in their fairy tale themed, #CanvaDesignChallenge. It seemed appropriate since I’ve been binge reading remixed fairy tales. This led me to consider what makes a good story? And why don’t we writers write more than an epilogue showing the happily-ever-after? The …

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The Upside of Down

I thank you, God, for making me so mysteriously complex! Everything you do is marvelously breathtaking. It simply amazes me to think about it! How thoroughly you know me,Lord! You saw who you created me to be before I became me!Psalms‬ ‭139:14, 16‬a TPT‬‬ I was thinking the other day about being me. Would I …

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The Deceitfulness of Thoughts

My husband and I are reading a Bible plan together: Joy over Stress. This statement caught my eye: In my research on joy, I discovered that our circumstances are not inherently stressful; it’s our thoughts about a circumstance that make it stressful.Neal and Carly Samudre It made me think about the anxiety I feel in …

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Discourage – Courage – Encourage

I really love to encourage people. I want to write encouraging words and I want to feel encouraged. Unfortunately my pain has increased and I’m living in the realm of the discouraged. If you’ve lived with chronic pain I’m sure you can relate. Today I thought I’d take a look at these two words and …

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