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What God Has Taught Me Through the Seasons Where I Felt “Stuck”-iBelieve Post

  “Hi, my name is Emily, and I am recovering from an addiction to do-ing.” It took me many years to finally admit that. If there was a goal or task to accomplish, I would throw all of myself into successfully completing it. I still have great work ethic, but the problem was the fact […]

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Grace That Transforms

I have felt stirred to document what the Lord has been doing in my heart lately, but I have had trouble finding the right words. He’s drawing me to Himself in a way that I haven’t experienced in quite awhile. In areas in my life where I have seen a lot of barrenness, I am starting […]

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God Can Use Empty Cups: Part 1

This summer marks eight years that I came back to the Lord after being a prodigal daughter for many years, believing in God, but living as if He didn’t exist. In the course of those eight years, I have grown so much in my spiritual walk that it’s sometimes hard to remember myself before that […]

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Empowering Grace

“Hi, my name is Emily, and I am a recovering perfectionist.” It took me many years to finally admit that. If there was a goal or task to accomplish, I would throw all of myself into successfully completing it. I still have great work ethic, but the problem was the fact that I was too concerned […]

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Walking Through Postpartum Depression

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. I will help you. I will uphold you with my victorious right hand. (Isaiah 41:10 NLT) “Do you want to harm yourself or your baby?” “No.” “Okay. No Postpartum Depression then.” That was the […]

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Welcoming God in the Blissful Chaos- The Laundry Moms Guest Blog Post

In October, my first baby was born. In February, my second baby was born… …and by baby, I mean my book. As I labored with the writing of my book, I was able to spend hours in prayer and worship, asking the Lord exactly what words He wanted me to birth to the world. It […]

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Healing Touch: How God Used Co-Sleeping in My Recovery from PPD

“We are looking for a good, organic crib mattress for the baby. What brand do you use?” I asked a coworker with four children who was very knowledgeable in crunchy momma ways. “Oh, we don’t have a crib. We co-sleep.” I valued her opinion because I wanted to pursue as many natural alternatives (how God intended it […]

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