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5 Healthy Traits To Look For In People We Surround Ourselves With

5 Healthy Traits To Look For In People We Surround Ourselves With

Nov 13, 2017 | No Comments

A couple of weeks ago during our huddle up time at the end of karate class, I was talking to our students about friends.  We were discussing what a friend is, and isn’t, and what kind of friend each of us should strive to be.  I’ve been thinking about this topic a lot lately especially […]

Positive Body Image, Health, and Beauty |  The Missing Narrative + 6 Truths

Positive Body Image, Health, and Beauty | The Missing Narrative + 6 Truths

Sep 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

This has been a topic on my mind and heart to share about, for several months now, but I haven’t been exactly sure how to approach it.  It’s a sensitive one, and receives a lot of discussion by many different sources.  I’m gonna take a stab at it today, from the perspective of one Christian […]

Happiness, Contentment, and Fulfillment Comes From God, Not a Relationship Status

Happiness, Contentment, and Fulfillment Comes From God, Not a Relationship Status

Aug 3, 2017 | No Comments

A little over a year ago I wrote a post titled Celebrating the Blessing of Singleness + A Challenge If you haven’t read it yet, (or it’s been a long time) then just so you have some context for this post, it might be good to hop over and read it real quick…. Done?  Ok, great! […]

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