Our Battles Belong to the Lord: 5 Truths We Can Learn from the Israelites
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Our Battles Belong to the Lord: 5 Truths We Can Learn from the Israelites

Battles are a part of life. We all face them. Some are more difficult than others. Some last only a day (or even hours) while others can last for years. Whether they are physical, emotional, or spiritual, every person will face battles that they must overcome.  

Impossible Battles: Even the Winds and Waves Obey Him
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Impossible Battles: Even the Winds and Waves Obey Him

We all have them. Obstacles and impossible battles that we have no idea how to overcome. We are taught from an early age to face them head on. What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. For some of the battles, this is true. We can face them head on and win. Then there are the…

Surviving Christmas: Learning to Be Like Mary When You Feel Like Martha
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Surviving Christmas: Learning to Be Like Mary When You Feel Like Martha

Without a doubt, Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. It’s also one of the busiest. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can be fun, but it can also be exhausting. This year has been particularly trying for me personally with two toddlers running around the house. Surviving Christmas has become…

Overworked and Exhausted: 5 Tips to Avoid Burnout
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Overworked and Exhausted: 5 Tips to Avoid Burnout

Does the Bible give us any tips to avoid burnout? My alarm went off at 4:40 this morning. The last thing I wanted to do was get up and go for a run. Don’t get me wrong. I love to run, and I am actually enjoying training for my first half marathon. But if I’m being…

Pushing Through the Pain Towards Your Victory in Jesus
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Pushing Through the Pain Towards Your Victory in Jesus

When I find myself exhausted during a long run, it’s easy for me to concentrate on how tired and weak I feel. If I stayed in that mindset, however, I would probably find myself defeated. I have to change my thoughts in order to find the strength to keep going. I need to remind myself…

How to Discover True Happiness (according to the Bible)
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How to Discover True Happiness (according to the Bible)

I have yet to meet a person who doesn’t have the desire to discover true happiness and contentment in their life. And truth be told, we all search for it in different ways. We focus on our careers, our families, helping others, our faith, etc. all in the hope of finding true joy. A famous…