Guest Posts

Faith, Guest Posts, Living Life

Attitude of Gratitude

In the recent months, it has become more and more important to me to have an Attitude of Gratitude.

My church holds a “General Conference” every 6 months and there was one inspiring talk in April of this year, which really touched my heart and has stuck in the back of my mind; President Dieter F Uchtdorf’s “Grateful in any circumstances”.

It is so easy to become caught up in all of life’s challenges, obstacles and just day-to-day things to do that we can become complacent and look over all of those things we should and need to be grateful for.

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Guest Posts, People & Relationships

Show Up: On Coffee Cups and Arriving from “As Far As”

We live in a world where too often we’re not fully engaged with the moment we’re in. We’re glued to our screens, our circumstances, and our lifestyles. We live in what’s comfortable—whether that be our favorite pair of yoga pants or our Thursday night television line up. Our lives can be very focused on ourselves and not on those around us.

It’s an unsettling feeling to be sitting at a table with a friend, trying to share your life with them, and find yourself staring at someone who can’t look up from their iPhone. It’s heartbreaking to be struggling through a family emergency and not have someone there to hold your hands, look you in the eye, and say, “what can I do?”

Sometimes I think God just wants us to show up for each other.

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Faith, Guest Posts

Listening to God

We all go through time periods where life tackles us and we lose sight of what is most important. For me it had been occurring for a couple months. I was in a pit and I couldn’t seen to find my way out. Deep down somewhere I knew my love for the Almighty was number one, but by my day to day life, you would not know this.

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Faith, Guest Posts, Living Life

Enjoy the Little (BIG) Things

I’m so excited to introduce a fellow encourager, Yulunda Gladney. Yulunda and I met through The Peony Project and I’m so excited to share her guest post with you today! — It is no secret that we live in a world that has some deeply embedded traditions that need to be shoved up the, well, never mind. But honestly, new, more progressive, people-friendly…

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