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Life Lessons from Success (Warning: May Not be What You Think) by Michelle D. Howe

I’ve heard many times and even said it myself that you don’t learn from success only from failure. I’m here to tell you that’s not true. Last week I asked the question on Facebook, “What life lessons have you learned from Failure?” There were many good ones and I blogged about the responses at IWokeUpYesterday.com. [...]

Life Lessons from Failure (Warning: You May be Encouraged) by Michelle D. Howe

The other day I had a coaching session with person I had just met hours before at a networking luncheon.  I instantly connected with this beautiful soul.  During lunch, we had some great conversation but I felt her desire to go deeper so I offered to call her later. It was a very open, honest [...]

Inspiring thoughts of Corrie Ten Boom (Tammy Bolt Werthem)

Corrie Ten Boom is one of the most inspiring Christian women of our lifetime. Please do yourself a favor and read The Hiding Place, by Corrie Ten Boom. It will serve you in learning about the heart of forgiveness. Buy it on Amazon here: THE HIDING PLACE She is a spiritual warrior who suffered much [...]

It’s NOT All Good (But He Is!), Jenny Price

“It’s all good.”  Something I try to tell myself – it’s okay.  It’s not that bad.  It could be worse. But the truth is – for me – for you – for us – IT’s not ALL good.  And yet, He is All Good. It’s hard.  Heavy.  Painful.  Kids with cancer.  Marriages where adultery disrupts and [...]

Broken, by Sabrena Klausman

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. Psalm 51:17 I hold many names in my blessed life: daughter, mother, small group leader, pastor’s wife, teacher, and now author. Each title brings unique responsibilities that I treasure. Well, if I am being honest, I [...]

10 Victories in 10 Years Sober, A Celebration of my Husband( By Tammy Bolt Werthem)

“My deepest awareness of myself is that I am deeply loved by Jesus Christ and I have done nothing to earn it or deserve it.” Brennan Manning My amazing husband celebrates 10 years clean and sober tomorrow. It was 10 years ago, he came to a place of surrender and asked God for help and [...]

His Words to Comfort Not Mine (Michelle D. Howe)

I truly have no words to offer you right now because I’m hurting and grieving the loss of a very dear encourager in my life.  She was one of my biggest cheerleaders and I probably never told her that.  I’m struggling to find purpose again and move forward.  As just as I write this, God [...]

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