Category Archives: Thankfulness

Confirmation bias – how our thoughts shape our reality and how we can use this to create a better life

Confirmation Bias: The tendency to search for, interpret, or remember information in a way that confirms what we already believe or think. We got to see an excellent example of confirmation bias last week in regards to the Covington Catholic High … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought: Lynne Twist on Scarcity

For me, and for many of us, our first waking thought of the day is ‘I didn’t get enough sleep.’  The next one is ‘I don’t have enough time.’  Whether true or not, that thought of not enough occurs to … Continue reading

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Last update on Mocha

“I purposed that if I prayed for a thousand and no one got healed, that I would pray for another thousand.” – Todd Bentley This morning the vet called and recommended that we put Mocha down.  She’s no longer able … Continue reading

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Testimony of Providence

The irony of the fact that I wrote my last post regarding financial provision in the midst of a month where “everything” has gone wrong is not lost on me. So far this month, we’ve experienced several out-of-the-ordinary crises’ including: … Continue reading

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I’m switching banks!

For years, the grocery budget has been a source of contention in our home. Each time my husband would get paid, I would pay careful attention to the money we had for groceries and plan my menu accordingly. I spent … Continue reading

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The "Me Time" Myth

I found a beautiful article at that really touched me.  In it, she exposes the myth that women *need* time away from their children and husbands in order to “refuel” ourselves. She points out how this kind of mentality only leaves us … Continue reading

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Enduring Faith

My journey through miscarriage into faith. Continue reading

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