Tag Archives: empowerment

The Danger of Deprivation

I’m curious. Has the strategy of deprivation EVER worked for you? I’ve been on the deprivation train more times than I would like to admit, and the only destinations I ever arrived at were misery, crankiness, disappointment and failure. And somehow, I found myself getting back on the crazy train for more punishment...
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What it really means when you say, I deserve it!

How many times have you talked yourself off the healthy eating path with the phrase, “I deserve it?”
  • I deserve that piece of cake (that turns into five by the end of the weekend) because it’s my birthday.
  • I deserve to eat five pieces of...
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What I Did With My Dust

Almost exactly three years ago today, I sat holding my pregnant belly while weeping hysterically for God to make what I had found out all go away. The life that I had known, the family I had imagined for my baby girl and the future of my marriage were instantly obliterated beyond recognition...
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Commitments – Why We Compromise

Have you ever met a pregnant woman not 100% committed to having a baby? I’m not talking about 100% excited or prepared, I am referring to the commitment to get this human being out of her after 9 months of baking in the oven. An expecting mama is 100% committed. There is no...
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