Day 37 of #100daysoflesshustle

In the days since writing “why are you striving” I’ve been on a mad dash to pack up and leave one home while renovating a new home before moving in.  All by myself…  The job is daunting and some tasks are completely unfamiliar.  For example, flooring.   I had no idea how expensive that stuff can be.  The only thing worse than buying a car as an unmarried woman is buying…

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Day One Entry: Mar 29, 2019

How often have we become so familiar with a passage that it becomes of little affect?  Seeing it so often that it blends in with the painting on the wall or another object on a shelf.  For me it was Jeremiah 29:11. The New American Standard Bible says, “for I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for calamity to give…

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Repost: A lost girl’s diary

Originally posted on Alexandra Valoras would look so familiar to so many parents – the sweet little girl singing and dancing her way through her teen years, recognized for achieving outside the home, and thoroughly cherished inside it. “Alexandra, she was such a happy girl, so motivated and so just full of life,” said her mother, Alysia. Just weeks after a family ski vacation, this 17-year-old high school junior,…

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