Purposefully Ordinary

October 26, 2011


Be Extraordinary! Do Something Remarkable! Somewhere along the way, we begin to believe we must stand out in the crowd. Some basic need to drawing attention to ourselves is fueled by our modern “me” culture. A culture that hopes to sell us the latest gadget, the best house, the safest yet “coolest” car. How many […]

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If You Like Me…

October 25, 2011


At times I get a little nervous that I talk about God and Jesus too much. I begin to imagine that people are wondering if I’m a religious nut with nothing else to do but post Facebook and Twitter messages to encourage others in their faith.  I’ve lost a few Facebook friends because of this […]

Posted in: Because of Jesus

Because of Jesus: Tracee’s Hope

October 21, 2011


Welcome to Week 2 of the Because of Jesus blog series. Who do you see in your mind’s eye when you hear the name of Jesus? Do you see the cross? Do you see perfection? Do you see kindness? Do you see hope? Do you feel confused? Afraid? Unworthy? What we believe about Jesus is […]

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Seeing God’s Love

October 20, 2011


Seeing God's Love

Four days with no phone, no watch, no computer and no television. I loved every single moment. My company sent me and two other employees to a retreat that changed my life forever. I enjoyed almost ninety-six hours of disconnecting from the world and soaking my soul in bubble bath of His Grace. Click here […]

Posted in: faith, Prayer

Choices that Lead to a Forever Marriage

October 19, 2011


4 Days to a Forever Marriage: Choosing Love or Anger

Today is our day to Lunch and Learn at the office. We will feast on chili while we learn about Gary & Norma Smalley’s latest release – 4 Days to a Forever Marriage: Choosing Love and Anger. This book is incredible just like the authors. Here’s what so cool about Lunch & Learn The staff […]

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream with Special Strawberries

October 18, 2011


Here is another Pinterest -inspired, Jennifer White original recipe – Chocolate-Banana “Ice Cream” is as simple as this:  freeze a banana, then combine with 2 tbsp cocoa powder and blend until smooth and creamy. alternative recipes with more detailed instructions can be found here at the Gracious Pantry blog Special Strawberries Slice strawberries Sprinkle lightly […]

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The Purpose of Prayer

October 16, 2011


I am highlighting my way through Jennifer Kennedy Dean’s book – Live a Praying Life: Open Your Life to God’s Power and Provision.  We just completed our first week of online Bible study in this Facebook Group. (you are welcome to join us). Below are my top 10 take-aways from Chapter 1 – the Purpose […]

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