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The problem when churches compete with one another

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The stadium erupts with cheers as the final minutes of the game tick down. The home team trails the visiting rivals’ score. Then their s...

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What happens when you Facebook binge

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Our lives may be all around pretty good: loving families, deep friendships and jobs that pay the bills. But get on Facebook, and sadness ...

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Getting past the Pinterest perfect Christmas

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My heart raced, my breathing was quick, and anxiety crept over me as I scrolled through my Pinterest feed. I was attempting to inspire my...

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I was stuck in a comparison trap

Oct 22, 2017

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Mallory Knight struggled her whole life to measure up until she realized her success wasn’t based on others’ opinions.

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An eating disorder dominated Melodie’s life until she recognized what she was really battling

June 10, 2014

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Melodie Webber struggled with an eating disorder — both loving and hating herself for it — until she found satisfaction in God.

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Three practical ways to remove comparison from your life

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As I looked down, I saw it. A small rip in the side of the gift bag at my feet. I must have busted it in my mad dash to the car. No worri...

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What you miss when you give grace to everyone but you

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We’ve all had a moment of defeat. Maybe it was the middle school moment you haven’t been able to shake for 15 years or the promotion you ...

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The dangerous way comparison can make you prideful

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Being a new mom was the scariest time of my life. I loved my new baby so much, and all I wanted to do was be the best mom I could be for ...

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Three steps to defeating greed and envy

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Hearing a few notes of “The Music Box Dancer” sends my mind racing back. The image of a bustling gym frames the memory of my sister in a ...

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What’s a woman to do?

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Do you ever feel like you just can’t get it all right? That you should be able to do it all, be it all and have it all? Maybe if I were j...

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How to discover what you’re worth

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At some point, we’ve all mentally sized-up our lives based on what we see on TV, read in magazines, or see on Facebook. We want to be ab...

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It’s all about the Context

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Jesus puts our story in Context I could not stop laughing when my friend told me a story about her daughter. Apparently she is a nick-na...

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