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The Peace of Living Waters

Recently, my husband and I enjoyed a nice escape to Lake Wallenpaupack in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  There is something about the mountains and water that always brings peace to my spirit. As I looked out at the peaceful water, I thought about the peace that Jesus gives to us. Even though the water… Continue reading The Peace of Living Waters

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Lake Wallenpaupack: Destination for Relaxation

Recently my husband, Frederick, and I enjoyed a nice escape to Lake Wallenpaupack in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. We enjoyed a relaxing break from the hustle and bustle of working demanding jobs.  The lake is beautiful and brought a sense of serenity and peace but as we drove to explore the surrounding areas, we… Continue reading Lake Wallenpaupack: Destination for Relaxation

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Reflections: Week 1 of Back to School with the NickCrew

Last week, I saw the last of the Nicholas children, affectionately known as the NickCrew, start their first day of school.  Our twins, Isaac and Isaiah, started Kindergarten and our Princess Selena is in first grade! I was surprised that I didn't cry as I saw them get on the bus.  I think, secretly, I… Continue reading Reflections: Week 1 of Back to School with the NickCrew

Faith Builders

Cloudy With A Chance of Hope

One of the most beautiful promises that God gave to mankind was the rainbow.  After the rain passes and the dreary clouds break away, a rainbow suddenly appears.  It is absolutely breathtaking! Scientists explain it as a natural phenomenon.  Scientifically, a rainbow is created when light from the sun is reflected or dispersed through water… Continue reading Cloudy With A Chance of Hope

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Division, Discrimination, & Bigotry has NO place in the Kingdom of God

"So Peter opened his mouth and said: 'Truly I understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears Him and does what is right is acceptable to Him'." - Acts 10:34-35 As a Human Resources Professional, one of my favorite subject matters is Diversity and Inclusion.  Over the years, I have… Continue reading Division, Discrimination, & Bigotry has NO place in the Kingdom of God

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WEIGHT LOSS TIP: Sweep Your Digestive System

In the coming weeks, I will be sharing some basic principles that you should implement if you have a desire to eat and live healthy in addition to losing weight. If you are trying to lose weight, you want to make sure that you are incorporating fiber into your daily meal plan.  Why? Because it… Continue reading WEIGHT LOSS TIP: Sweep Your Digestive System

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Top 10 Christian Songs for Your Workout Playlist

Whenever I am working out, I have to have music to push me to go a little harder.  Not just any music, but something upbeat.  Yes, there are a lot of secular songs that can motivate you in the gym.  However, my preference is Christian music. So, for those of you, who are also looking… Continue reading Top 10 Christian Songs for Your Workout Playlist

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Faith Builders for Little Ones

"Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it." - Proverbs 22:6 During my recovery from my recent hernia repair surgery, my precious Isaac would come up to me, close his eyes, bow his head and whisper a prayer.  He would say, “Mommy, I… Continue reading Faith Builders for Little Ones

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Prayer is the Key to a Strong Marriage

“Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken." - Ecclesiastes 4:12 Tomorrow, my husband and I will celebrate our 10th Anniversary. Thinking back on all the festivities that surrounded our wedding, I remember the #1 advice I received before I married my husband was to… Continue reading Prayer is the Key to a Strong Marriage