Category: purpose

Why Authentic Living is The Perfect Place To Thrive

A wise friend once told me, “Lisa, don’t listen to what a person says, watch what they do; what they do will tell you everything about what they believe.”

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How The Power of Investing Can Yield a Life of Abundance and Peace

 

Live like no one else so later, you can live like no one else. _Dave Ramsey

 

What Dave Ramsey understands is the power of investing. He is passionate about teaching people how to harness their financial energy so they change the trajectory of their lives and build financial peace.

 

I believe in a different kind of investing. While I whole-heartedly embrace Dave Ramsey’s philosophy of financial investing, I wonder what would happen if we embraced the notion of emotional investing?

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How Our Search for Meaning Can Bring Us So Much Peace

 

Do you ever find yourself bored, unsettled, restless? Have you ever struggled to find meaning in your life?

 

Culture tells us if we have the right education, the right house, the right spouse and kids, even the right toys, then we will have everything we could ever ask for in life. The problem is, all the things in the world were not meant to fill us, fix us, or provide the meaning for which our souls long. We were designed for so much more.

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Why Gratitude Should Be a Gift in Every Season of Your Life

 

 

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.                            

_Henry Ward Beecher

The fact that we had made it meant so much.

 

Our first Thanksgiving together was a miracle of sorts. This fragile, blended family had endured so much in such a short amount of time, many could have fairly reckoned we might not make it.

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My Favorite Books Week

I’ve always loved to read. Growing up, I would pray for a rainy day just so I could curl up underneath my covers and have an excuse to spend the entire day lost within the pages of an incredible story. Continue reading

Four Proven Strategies That Can Help Make You a Better Decision-Maker

Overwhelmed.  I sat with the application for graduate school in my hands, but for some inexplicable reason, I could not make a decision.  For weeks, I could not put the stamp on the envelope and mail it in. Continue reading

Four Tips To Help Start Your New Year Off Right

Every January has the same rhythm, it seems. We’ve made it through another year of Christmas gatherings, we’ve swept away the confetti from our New Year’s celebrations. The decorations have finally been stored away for another year, just in time for the grey days of winter to settle in around us.

 

Everyone has made their New Year’s resolutions, some of which have already been broken and forgotten. Our “to-do” lists have grown long with all of the tasks put off from the previous year. The champagne has barely lost its sparkle and yet we’re off to the races for another year.

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What Not To Do When You Are Living “In the Meantime”

 

Something speaks to us, beckons us, calls us to leave the place where we call home, to step out into the unkown.  We obey.

 

The destination is unclear, uncertain.  We take steps in its direction, we calculate the goal, but the outline of this new home seems just out of reach, out of focus against the landscape of the present.

 

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