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5 Components of an Ideal day

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Recently, I read the above quote and was inspired, again, about the value of using the time I have to do the things that matter most. Are you using the time you have to do the things that matter most? @TeriLynneU Click To Tweet A couple of years ago my friend Sandra wrote a blog […]

Simplifying Christmas | 9 Ways to Manage Your Schedule This Holiday by Cara Putman

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Do you break out in hives just thinking about the craziness and chaos that comes with Christmas? It doesn’t have to be that way. Inspirational authors Cara Putman, Sarah Sundin, and Tricia Goyer share about Christmas’ past in their new novella collection Where Treetops Glisten. Their three stories “White Christmas,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” […]

The Inward Call to the Simpler Life | Martha Artyomenko

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Amish fiction. Jane Austen. The call of the past and the promise of a simpler life draws many of us. Those of us that spend our days surrounded by cell phones, computers, and the latest technological gizmo often think we would love something more or maybe I should say, something less. The draw of the […]

Stress . . . Line One

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Is stress calling for you? Stress is defined as “pressure or tension exerted on a material object” or, “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.” I reckon we all can relate to having a demanding situation that has faced us. Whether a big situation or small […]

Cutting the Good to Get the Best | Wisdom from Italy

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Cutting the Good to Get the Best | Wisdom from Italy While traveling the back roads of Italy last month, my husband and I enjoyed driving the small gravel paths that led through vast olive groves and vineyards. Tall cypress trees dotted the landscape and sometimes seemed like guarding sentinels lining the road. In some vineyards, […]

Simplifying Our Choices

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We desire peace, balance and simplicity. But do the choices we make daily reflect the internal desire of our heart? I believe most of us desire to make good choices surrounding our relationships, our health and our time but the reality is we live in a world that tempts us with junk, and if you […]

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