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productivity

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The New Normal
 and its New Temptations

For most of my life, during most of my waking hours, my time has been consumed by the activities and needs of the moment: those things that were determined for me merely by my stage of life. 

When I was a student, I went to school and participated in school-related activities. As a new wife, I worked both in and outside the home and invested myself in helping to build a solid foundation in our marriage. Then came parenthood and years of caring for little ones, balancing the various roles and challenges that life as a family necessitated.

January 6, 2020
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“Busy, But Good”

Do you ever ask yourself, “Why am I not getting more done when I feel so busy?” I find myself pondering this question in many aspects of life: in parenting, in friendships, in marriage, in my home, or wherever I am.

October 7, 2019
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9 Redeeming Ways to Use Your Smartphone

I have a confession to make: I don’t use social media. I don’t tweet, post, snap, like, or live-stream. Cutting ties with social media was a choice I prayerfully made a few years ago in an effort to battle distraction, temptation, and time-wasting. However, I was still distracted because my smartphone was right at my fingertips, ready to offer me streaming TV shows, news articles, games, google searches, sports scores, YouTube, and a host of…

July 15, 2019