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31 days of living free: focus on your strengths

Every once in awhile, I hear someone speak and think, “YES. MORE OF THAT.” That’s how I feel every time I listen to Elizabeth Hagen. (She inspired me to write this popular post.) I’m a big fan of Elizabeth’s mother, … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: free to have fun

I know so many fierce women who are holding it down at the office, at home, and in their communities. Can I just say, GET IT, GIRL. You ladies know who you are. You’re the unsung heroes who make everything … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: five tips for authentic networking (and a minted giveaway)

I spent two years hustling as a newspaper journalist, writing and editing a daily business networking page in our metro paper’s business section. I lugged my laptop and notebooks across downtown to morning coffees and lunch-and-learns and late night galas, zipping from … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: be you bravely

Be you, bravely. I pulled packing tape over the last of the boxes and hugged the last of our lingering friends. I shuffled my feet in the dusty doorframe of our first home, listening to the hardwood floors creak for … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: a demanding heart

“MINE. NOW!” he demanded, a chubby finger emphatically pointing toward a cupboard. “MINE. NOOOOOW!” He bellowed. I scooped him up, but when I tried to cuddle him, he threw his head back. He wanted something I wasn’t giving him. I … Continue reading

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31 days of living free

What does it mean to be a woman who is happening? I want to live on purpose. I want to roll up my sleeves and build when God says go, and I want to dwell in his presence when he says … Continue reading

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if god is real, then what?

If I really believe God is who he says he is, then what does that mean? How does that affect the way I schedule my day, the way I interact with others, the way I raise my children, the way … Continue reading

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