Jun 17, 2020

Introducing Gracie’s Garden


Well, friends, after years of dreaming about this book, it actually happened! The story of this book’s creation mirrors the heart of the book itself: good things grow over time from small seeds—and God has a plan! You probably saw “write the children’s book” on my Tending List several years ago, but the timing was never quite right. Last February, I got an email from a PowerSheets user who happened to also be an editor at B&H Kids. Would I…

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May 29, 2020

May Recap and June PowerSheets Goals


First, black lives matter. _______ The halfway point of the year is coming and—maybe you’re feeling the same way?—I’m craving a life refresh. The first half of this year has been… a lot: tragic and difficult and beautiful and life-changing all rolled into a few very unexpected months. I’m ready to mark a new start—to refresh my mind, my focus, and my next steps. I want to finish this year cultivating what matters more than I ever have before. Join…

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May 20, 2020

Cultivate Your Life Podcast Episode 036: How To Cultivate What Matters With Kids This Summer

Summer this year is going to look a little different than it usually does. Camp may be canceled, vacations postponed… but you still want to make it a season to remember! Does that mean more plans, more activities, more circus-directing from you, the mom? No, my friend, it does not. Today’s episode is all about what it looks like to cultivate what matters with your kids this summer—let’s talk! LISTEN NOW! In this episode: — We begin by acknowledging that…

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May 19, 2020

Cultivate Legacy: How to Make a Quarantine Scrapbook

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If you have kids who are old enough to be aware that we’re in the middle of a global pandemic, navigating and shepherding their emotions and questions adds another whole layer to your family’s experience of COVID-19. It can feel defeating—will they grow up anxious? Are they being permanently harmed by this? I have really good news for you today, friends. Research has shown that exactly the opposite is true, if you’re able to frame this current challenge in the…

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May 14, 2020

Cultivate Legacy: How to Make a Legacy Journal

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They did this. They lived through a pandemic, and went on to live meaningful lives after! Oh how I would love to hear their first-hand encouragement as people who have been in our shoes. I wish I could call them right now! I want to gather their strength. Soak in their wisdom. Feel their faith and have them build up mine.Get a good talkin-to when I need it : )And hear their stories to give courage to my own. Grandpa…

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