“Bleck!  What IS that?” he says. “Kombucha,” I reply.  “And it’s delicious.” Remember when you didn’t like onions?  Or the meal when avocados went from yucky green stuff to the best topping ever?! Clearly- we evolve.  As do our taste buds. As you switch to eating healthier foods, there are bound to be some that […]

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It’s funny how life works…  Years ago, my mother tried to turn me on to Beth Moore and I was having none of it.  I didn’t want to hear the truth.  I didn’t want to be told what to do.  And I certainly didn’t want to be convicted of how I was not living up […]

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  Chicks dig us. Samson and me.  Well, I guess technically that remains to be seen.  But we dig them for sure.  And we feel confident the feelings will be reciprocated in time.  After all, what’s not to love? My desire to raise chickens has been growing for months, but when Dad offered to help me […]

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My mom was the first to tell me about the grossness of canola oil. It’s almost hard to believe that the FDA, government and decision-makers would knowingly allow the public to think that this lab-created concoction should be used as food. Canola oil was created in the 70’s from the euric-acid-filled, rapeseed plant.  It’s on […]

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  Everyone knows a female who needs to be reminded of her beauty.  Her real beauty.  The beauty that is inherent in being a child of God and precious in His sight. Because God defines what is beautiful. If you listen to the media, you’re gonna have a really rough life.  Trust me, I tried.  But […]

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This is a hard one.  I want to be in control of my emotions.  I don’t want to fly off the handle, or say something I regret, or let one little thing ruin my morning. But I also don’t really want to put in the work to get there. The above video includes 3 verses of my […]

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What led up to the 30-day Video and/or Blog Post Challenge I was having tightness in my chest and I knew it was from stress. Another cold Chicago winter was on its way in was raring its head and since I would be headed home for the holidays anyway… a Texas-sized retreat sounded like one […]

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