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May 202015
 
11 Things To Do When You Are Exhausted (Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood and Energy)

Have you ever had one of those days where you it’s hard to force yourself out of bed in the morning? Once you do finally stumble out of bed, you have little motivation to do anything but crawl back under the covers and sleep the day away. You look around your home and see piles of dishes and laundry taunting you but you’re too exhausted to even attempt to do anything about it.

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Apr 012015
 
God's Hand In Our Unemployment Journey

When my husband and I got married, we were both unemployed. I went back to working as a substitute teacher a couple of months later and my husband didn’t land a job until we had been married for about six months.

It was hard not knowing if we would have money to buy food or keep a roof over our heads. I dealt with immense fear every time I stepped foot into the grocery store because spending money meant we had less to rely on for other things like our electric bill and mortgage. On top of that, I hated my job and came home frustrated or in tears most of the time. I didn’t know how to deal with that while also knowing that my husband was doing his best to find a job to support us.

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Oct 162014
 
I Am A Writer

This past weekend I had the privilege of attending Breathe Christian Writers Conference held at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary on the campus of Cornerstone University (where I attended college!). It was seemingly by chance that I heard about the conference only a couple of weeks before it was set to happen. It took me almost a day to muster up the courage to even ask my husband about it but once I did, he was completely supportive. With only a few days to spare before registration closed, I took the plunge and signed up.

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