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40:40 Day 37

Danielle and I became friends while arguing on Facebook. A guy friend we had in common had put up a post about God, and Danielle, being a science-minded college student, was pushing back against each faith- based comment. She and … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 36

My friend Alicia has the gifts of prayer and contagious laughter. Both equally important. I knew she would set an alarm for some weird time, like 5:37 a.m., each morning and she would pray for Cyprus or whatever God was … Continue reading

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40:40 Day 26

I felt completely discouraged. The Bible study Heather and I had been leading together was a flop. We had been so excited to provide a place for women from our job to come and learn about Jesus, but attendance sporadic … Continue reading

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Works for Me: Angela on Fitness

Meet Dolvett. Ok, pick yourself up off the floor and meet Dolvett. (Cue En Vogue’s “Whatta Man”). Dolvett Quince is one of the personal trainers from NBC’s “Biggest Loser”: a television show where contestants compete to shed the most pounds … Continue reading

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Better Than Good

This year I want to be “better than good”. I want to thrive, not “survive”. Friday night I started a book that spoke so much wisdom into my life. If it wasn’t a library book, that mofo would be 78% … Continue reading

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Take Your Opiate and Shove It

Religion in the opiate of the masses- Winston Churchill If an opiate is supposed to calm you down and zone you out, then I guess religion does that on some level. I came to Jesus when I couldn’t handle my … Continue reading

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Life Advice from The Ambassador to Uganda and A Hotel Manager Turned Happy Wife

“If you could only choose eight people to be around your death bed, who would they be?” -Bob Goff I listened to a few more sessions from the Influence and Impact Summit this week. I am kicking myself for not … Continue reading

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Jealousy, Hater-Aid, and You: A True Story

U-G-L-Y! You ain’t got no alibi! You ugly! Hey, hey, you ugly! I’m singing this song to myself. Well, to my inner self. Although, I do have a possible pinkeye situation going on so either way. Today I want to … Continue reading

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