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honestly

The Calling Out

Often we have a perspective that allows us to see someone’s undiscovered potential. It goes both ways—be open to others when they “call something out of you.” And also watch for the hidden potential you see in others and take the time to “call it out of them.” read more

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Hiding Is the Opposite of Courage

Why are countless names scratched off my heart? Why are things always definitively over? Why is there never room for reconciliation and redemption? The answer kept floating around me in two bitter words: vicious grudges. read more

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What Would You Do?

“I’m working my way right out of this job.” I thought sadly to myself as my preschooler began to chatter about starting kindergarten in the coming year. I love being a mom. It was all I had wanted to do my entire life. read more

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Favorite Friend Dates

Life, well, it is insanely busy, and if I am not careful, I can neglect my friendships, or I might wait around waiting for someone else to plan the fun. Here are my go-to favorite friend dates. read more

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Mourning the loss of a friendship

This week our best friends are moving away. Far away. And I am sick about it. I can only sit here and feel the weight of this friendship being torn and taken from me. I am not in control. Of this or anything. And I hate it. read more