A New View

Welcome to the launch week of a new season of The Bearing Life® Podcast! Several months ago, I set out on a new adventure in a new city far from home. The seed for this journey was planted eight years ago and after many twists and turns, it finally sprouted. I watched God unfold events […]

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An Inspiring Read

When you hear a good friend quote the same book numerous times in a variety of settings over many months, you pay attention! My friend Connie kept giving out word gems from Jesus Over Everything by Lisa Whittle. I finally stopped and asked more about it one day. After a detailed conversation, I decided I […]

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What I’m Reading This Summer

When summer comes around, I think back on childhood activities (swimming, bike riding, climbing trees, horses, camp, and playing with friends). These memories always include the music and books that accompanied my child, youth, and teen summers. Reading proved such a large part of these memories: library events, bookmobiles that went around the neighborhood, the […]

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On Growing Roots

As I placed new herbs in a pot, I realized the irony of my recent attitude and the name of the soil I used to nurture the small plants. I’m a people person and place a high value on good friends, connections, community, and fellowship (don’t get me wrong, I also need times of solitude […]

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Father’s Day Encouragement

Father’s Day offers a special day to recognize and honor our earthly fathers. I know so many wonderful dads who love and care for their families. Mine passed away years ago and I set aside time each Father’s Day to reflect on the values and faith he passed on to our family, the special times […]

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The Bearing Life®️ Podcast Turns One!

The year of pandemic 2020 proved rugged terrain, but with ideas, friends, acquaintances, family, and a variety of connecting points, God brought a wonderful, fun, helpful, healing thing to pass. I can’t believe it’s time to celebrate one year since I took the defining step to launch The Bearing Life®️ What a fun, unexpected ride […]

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A Simple Gift to Transform Mother’s Day

The beautiful gift bag waited next to my front door. I noticed it, but my spirit just shrugged…meh. A brilliant sun and clear blue sky stood in stark contrast to the state of my heart that Mother’s Day Sunday. I was just a few years past the decision to stop fertility treatments and had launched […]

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Is it Time for a Reset?

I am approaching a new season in my life and I’m saying, “yes,” to this unpredictable adventure. Maybe you have come face-to-face with a new change in life too? I am taking defining steps to embrace this change and I want to share those steps with you. When you’ve had a change in your life, […]

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