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Overwhelmed? A Message Most of Us Need to Hear

Horses and Owners, Victorious Christian Living By September 21, 2018 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Once a year I sit myself down for a serious talk about the same two things. Each year distractions foil my resolve to master two simple concepts. The first is simplify. The second is —¬†Slow down! If you have one mega-calorie nutrition bar capable of sustaining life for three weeks, would you eat it all at once or portion it…

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Your Spinning Hamster Wheel – Addicted to Busyness

Victorious Christian Living By January 29, 2018 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

My husband and I challenge one another, “If not now, when?” Most of us are speed freaks. I didn’t realize it. Now that I do, the fix isn’t as easy as I hoped. People are addicted to busyness and mental stimulation. Which may make us drug addicts. Seriously. Busyness increases adrenaline and video anything produces increased levels of dopamine. More…

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Simplicity Note #7 – Less is More

Simplicity Notes, Victorious Christian Living By October 1, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

“Less is more” is usually associated with the idea of simple elegance. I have a particular passion for simplicity, so quote this often and might adopt it as my mantra. Although the quotation isn’t necessarily scriptural in all translations, the concept certainly is. “Less is more and more is less.” – Psalm 37:17 (MSG) The NKJV translates this verse as…

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Simplicity Note #1 – The Most Basic of all Basics

Simplicity Notes By September 3, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

What’s the most basic concept you can think of? Some folks might say it was family first, following the Ten Commandments, or responding to everyone we meet with love. Those are all good things, but they’re not the most basic. Every life, story, movie, day, or lesson has a beginning. There has to be a point where it starts. Squabbles…

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