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Guest Post by Rachel Heffington

Self-care is truly important. As a caregiver and someone who carries the weight of the world on my shoulders (as my mother says), I have to make sure I’m taking care of me. A recent phone call with mom ended with “so what are you doing to take care of you?” It’s a good question. […]

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Am I Racist? And other tough questions.

This last week was not an easy one for our country. As always people took to social media to express their views. As did I. I re-posted the statement “They showed up with guns, sticks and torches. And they all went home alive. For those who keep asking, that’s white privilege.” I struck some nerves, possibly lost […]

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Medicaid: The Misuse of Your Generosity

The Misuse of Your Generosity and What You Should Do About It

Matthew 22:21 says to “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s: and to God the things that are God’s.” What does this mean in regards to our hard earned dollars being misused? Is Medicaid misusing our generosity and hard work? Should we be demanding reform? Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash Taxes are one of those realities we cannot escape. […]

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Raising a Miley Cyrus in an Esther World

Last month an article began circulating, Raising an Esther in a Miley Cyrus World, and it struck a nerve. I chose to not respond on newsfeeds simply because the overwhelming voices were knee jerk amens. Jerry Kiesewetter Instead, I took the advice of Tristen Harris in his Ted Talk The manipulative tricks tech companies use to […]

Freezer Meals with Once A Month Cooking

During deployments, I made freezer meals regularly using Once A Month Meals’ database. As we head into the school year I decided it was time to start stocking the freezer with healthy homemade meals. I wanted to share this process and my overall thoughts on the system with you. Part of finding joy in the every […]

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