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No, You Don’t Have to Do it All

We just celebrated Juneteenth, commemorating the day that slaves in Galveston, Texas learned that they were finally free on June 19, 1865. Saturday’s the 4th of July and we’ll be celebrating our country’s independence and freedom from England over 200 years ago. But...

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Clear The Clutter So I Can Hear Your Voice, Lord

Have you ever said, “I want to know that the voice I’m hearing is the voice of God?” I know I have. But I’ve also come to learn that it’s not enough to want to hear God’s voice. My desire has to be deeper. I have to desire to know that the voice I’m hearing is His....

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Here We Go Again

Four years ago, I wrote this: I cried a lot this past week. I cried when Alton Sterling was killed. I cried when Philando Castile was killed. And, I cried when five Dallas police officers were killed. The tears were tears of sadness, but even more, they were shed in...

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What He Said Was Not a Compliment

I can still remember the moment, 30 years ago, when I was slapped in the face with my first sexist comment as a new professional. I was a young attorney just starting out in the District Attorney’s office and had been assigned to work with a senior prosecutor in a new...

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You Don’t Have to Give Thanks for Everything

You’ve probably heard 1 Thessalonians 5:18 most of your life: “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” And I think you’ll agree, when things are going well, that’s not a hard thing to do. But what about when things aren’t...

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I’m Grateful

On Monday, I was scrolling through my Instagram feed when a video caught my eye. The headline for the video was “New York Nurses Declare Healing.” The video showed several female nurses storming the gates of heaven for divine healing for those who are sick from...

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Stop Worrying

Ask most women if they have something to worry about and many will likely say, "Of course I worry. I worry about my children making good choices, my husband/getting a husband, whether I'll be downsized in the next set of job cuts, not having enough money to pay...

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How Will They Describe You?

I'd like you to know that as we face this temporary new normal during a time of social distancing, working from home and empty grocery store shelves, I am praying for you and your family that you will be healthy and safe and that all your needs will be supplied.  The...

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Are You a Fighter?

I have never been in a physical fight in my life. The closest I ever came to actually fighting anyone was one time when I was in junior high school. Four girlfriends and I went everywhere together and did just about everything together, too. We were close and...

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Significance Begins with the Mind

One of my upcoming Instagram posts says: The truth is, most people feel that they were designed for something greater than what they are accomplishing. They want more meaning in their life. They want to feel significant. And, they want to matter. (By the way, if...

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