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Good Things Are Scary; Disappointment is Comfortable

I have a very serious fear of good things happening to me. You laugh, but I’m dead serious. I have a few really big dreams that feel completely impossible and I have no idea how (or if) they’ll ever work out. And so when some of these dreams started inching forward last week, I had…

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Do You Have Time To Make Your Dreams Reality?

#MyBrave2017 is a series of guest posts from women who are determined to live bravely in the little things and the big things. Join my email list so you can read them all. I’m a helper, a doer, an organizer. I have a really hard time saying “no” when someone or an organization needs help. The…

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Fear Shouts, But Love Whispers Courage | Lauren Miller

#MyBrave2017 is a series of guest posts from women who are determined to live bravely in the little things and the big things. Join my email list so you can read them all. If I’m honest with myself, I’m not sure that I have what it takes. Adoption has been unchartered territory for us.  Surprises we…

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Living a Year With Intention: Just Do It | Alana Dawson

#MyBrave2017 is a series of guest posts from women who are determined to live bravely in the little things and the big things. Join my email list so you can read them all.   I grew up in the Just Do It, Nike slogan era. The No-Fear T-shirt craze. Do you remember it? Whether it pertained…

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The One Thing That Makes You Really Brave

Since I started doing regular Facebook live chats, people have been sharing the ways they’re being brave. It’s such an honor to share in the struggle and celebration of brave living. Two weeks ago, I shared how change is brave. Change of any kind (good, bad, or ugly) is difficult and requires a great deal…

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Conquering Fears

A lot of people claim one specific word at the beginning of each year as a theme for the year. While I like the idea behind it, I can never narrow it down to just one word. I wasn’t really feeling inspired until today when I realized that this year I am grabbing my fears…

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Grace Will Lead Me Home

After my earlier post about Caleb getting used to the Big Red Dog, I was thinking a lot about grace and fear. There’s got to be some kind of deeper connection between the two. I realized how much I love the lyrics to Amazing Grace and spent some time this evening making a graphic to…

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