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Saturday, November 28, 2015

How To Push Through A Persistent Problem

My husband’s favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. He loves to spend it in Mississippi, where he grew up. His parents are no longer living, and navigating a new normal is still hard. But we try to build our own traditions and ease the ache where the old ones used to be. On Thursday, we cooked up the delicious fat-back, butter fried, southern dishes and...

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Friday, November 20, 2015

How To Feel Certain In An Uncertain World

The world has changed dramatically in a week. France has declared war after the harrowing attacks on Paris last Friday. Egypt is threatening to do the same and missiles are being prepared. Persecution goes perpetually on in the world, in ways we do not know or see.  But in Paris, we see- these horrific acts that have us trembling before our screens. We get a...

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Friday, November 13, 2015

7 Real-Life Reasons To Know Our “Why?”

I only got a few things done that I wanted to get done this week. Most everything else seemed like distractions making up the outer coating of my lollipop. No matter how many licks, I couldn’t quite get to the goo at the center. Instead of enjoying the process, I wanted to bite down and hurry it up already. Do you...

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Sunday, November 8, 2015

The Life-Changing Lesson 20-Year Old Boys Can Teach Us

I’m an Arkansas Razorback college football fan. With coaching scandals and gut wrenching fourth quarter losses, it’s not been easy for the Hogs the last several seasons. They have endured constant criticism on and off the field. Even their truest fans have largely detached and doubted positive outcomes were possible anymore. And last night looked to be another excruciating loss...

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