ThriveNotJustSurvive: Beyond Pluto

At its farthest point in orbit Pluto lies 4.67 billion miles from the earth. That’s a little ways away. NASA’s space probe, New Horizons, was launched on January 19, 2006,…

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Skydive Fundraiser

The Arrival

It’s been a few months since I’ve posted on my blog. This past summer was quite a whirlwind for our family. In case you haven’t heard, our daughter, Kristina, went…

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Thrive. Not Just Survive. #7

We all wish our lives to be a bed of roses. Right? Free from ills. Free from fear. Free from pain. But life isn’t like that. Our prayers are, though,…

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Thrive. Not Just Survive. #6

I remember taking that first step off the cliff. Then leaning back while my feet were planted on the rock, I was perpendicular to the side of the cliff. I…

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Thrive. Not Just Survive. #5

I don’t think we were meant to thrive alone. Not sure we can thrive alone. The New Testament is full of “one another” passages that ring so loudly of life…

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Hand in hand

Thrive. Not Just Survive. #4

We easily lie to ourselves. And it’s human nature to do so. When something bad happens, we begin to think the worst. “This is really bad. I’ll never get over…

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stuck like glue

Thrive. Not Just Survive. #3

I was a wreck. Anxiety and depression had overtaken me for several years. It was like a heavy darkness that had settled on my fears. And I couldn’t function–couldn’t move….

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Thrive. Not Just Survive. #2

Some people may think real strength is never feeling any pain.  I disagree. Real strength is not giving up despite the pain. Some feel guilt and shame for feeling pain–that…

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Thrive. Not Just Survive. #1

Do you ever feel like you can’t function? Can’t take that next step on your journey?  Ever feel like you’re going through the motions, wondering “what’s the point”? Ever feel…

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How the Enemy Fails Against You

Do you ever feel like giving up? Wanna learn how to endure with grace? Wanna find out how you can keep going through the storm? Learn how you can plow…

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