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Let the Plates Fall When Worry Spins Out of Control

By On November 19, 2020

I love autumn. Summer is so bright and intense, I wake up feeling obligated to go somewhere and do something.  People are always asking, “What are your plans for the summer?” There is… Read More

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The Day I Had a Panic Attack at Costco + a Free Gift

By On October 8, 2020

I was having a panic attack right there at Costco. It had been years since my last one. I’d shared about my journey of healing from emotional childhood trauma and learning to… Read More

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What I Know For Sure in the Midst of Uncertainty

By On August 26, 2020

I told my son that shelter-in-place would last four weeks back in March. “This is just temporary — to help flatten the curve.” Now, a new school year is beginning, but Josh’s… Read More

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Lift the Burden of Anxiety & Busy + A Giveaway with Holly Gerth

By On July 20, 2020

Even in the midst of hard things, you are still worthy of rest.You are worthy to enjoy something quiet that brings your heart delight. Jesus whispers, Let my quiet love bring you… Read More

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When I Doubt My True Worth, Lord Remind Me

By On June 11, 2020

My friend had dropped off a little orchid plant for me. It’s so tiny, the vase and plant only stand seven inches tall. I’ve never bought orchids for myself before, so I… Read More

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Listen to my new podcast: Stress Less & Take Care of You + Book Giveaway!

By On May 14, 2020

To encourage you in these uber stressful times, I’m launching a NEW Soul Care series for my podcast Coffee Break For Soul to help you stress less + take small steps to… Read More

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When You Feel Overwhelmed & Don’t Know What To Do

By On May 1, 2020

Earlier this week, I felt overwhelmed. It hit me all of a sudden even though I thought I felt fine. The more I tried to think about what was bothering me, the… Read More

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*Necklace GIVEAWAY!* I’m Celebrating 10 Years Blogging

By On April 29, 2020

Ten years ago, I started a blog because a dream died. I was a new mom to baby #2 Caleb & three year old Josh who didn’t nap. I was exhausted and… Read More

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Breathe: Join the Whispers of Rest Book Club!? Starts May 11!

By On April 23, 2020

Have you ever wished you had a loving friend to gently encourage you when you feel weary, remind you of God’s loving promises when you feel discouraged, and offer simple, practical tips… Read More

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Your Story Matters? Book #3 & Book #4 Are Real, Friends!

By On April 15, 2020

I am SO excited to announce Book #3 & Book #4 are real, friends!! I finally got God’s green light and electronically signed the book contract last week to write a very… Read More

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6 Tips For Restoring Peace In the Midst of Coronavirus Panic

By On March 20, 2020

I was chatting with a friend on the phone when I found out Northern California, where I live, had issued the strictest “shelter-in-place” order in the nation to combat the Coronavirus. I… Read More

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You Are a Woman of Promise, Not Panic

By On March 12, 2020

I was standing in line at the grocery store, looking at the prices of products being scanned by the cashier. As I usually like doing,  I noticed who was behind me, an… Read More

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