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His Narrative: Women in the Word

August 22, 2017

When my alarm goes off there is just one thought that gets me out of  bed. It urgently whispers to my sleepy brain, “Hurry, get up. This is your time!” Yes, my only time. My time is a sweet, short span of an hour during which I creep quietly downstairs, grab hot creamy coffee, snuggle into my chair under a super soft blanket and read about God. It’s just us in the dark quiet before my house becomes crazy busy. The…

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3 Lessons I Learned the Hard Way I Wish I Could Teach My Children

August 10, 2017

An iMOM writer recently asked me an interesting question: what are three things I learned the hard way that I wish I could teach my children. Of course my mind scrambled. Ha, I thought, how about 3 billion things? But what are some of my life lessons, the big picture things? I thought of these three right away, and in the comments section, I would love to hear about some of yours! 1. Time will run out. When I was…

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Lessons I Learned Passionate Mom

Platform Prepping For The Passionate Mom Book Release

February 12, 2013

I am in the zone–the two months to book launch zone.  The pressure is building to prepare a platform, build my home base, expand my social media reach, and create a WOW experience for moms. I am out of my comfort zone. Growing iMOM.com was much more comfortable than growing my platform for The Passionate MOM book release.  So, I am at the Platform Conference to learn from the master, Michael Hyatt (above with Courtney Rohrdanz, our resident iMOM.com web…

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Only 3 Things Matter In Life

September 19, 2012

3 things. There are only 3 things that matter in life. When I was seventeen I learned that my days were numbered. I had a cardiac arrest. I was a senior in high school and our football team was in the district championship. The game was intense, and I was on the sidelines as a cheerleader catching every play in living color. This game, this senior experience, is why I had stayed in Florida. Three months earlier my family had…

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Confessions: I Need Over-Committers Anonymous

February 21, 2012

Are there seven steps to give up over-committing your time? I have been a chronic over-committer from birth.  It has been a problem that has severely stressed my marriage on many levels.  I have a hard time saying “no” because I always feel like I should help. Recently, we were in an Espresso Minute brainstorm meeting and Nancy (our main writer) brought up over-committing as a topic for an email idea.  The gist of her solution to over committing was…

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