Posts filed under: Growth

Claudia closes out this Firmly Rooted Friday series on the “love chapter” with today’s discussion on how love gives us hope. Don’t miss the two previous weeks– week one and week two. Love Gives Us Hope  The love of Christ...
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In today’s post, Kristin Goodrich shares what God taught her about living in his freedom through her experiences being brave in ballet. Being Brave in Ballet by Kristin Goodrich I got promoted!! Despite taking off my military uniform decades ago...
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By Kori Yates The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. (Psalm 92:12-13) “The act or fact of living or...
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One of my favorite quotes of all time is from Helen Keller when she said, “I long to accomplish great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty and joy to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great...
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What am I doing? I don’t belong here. What lie have I bought into that made me think I could – or even should – do this? As we drove to the airport I was overcome by anxiety and doubt....
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It had happened again. I was on trial before the jurors of my field, and my sentence was read. “Not Hired.” Only it wasn’t read; instead, yet again, the declaration took the form of deafening silence, without so much as...
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As we hit our three-year anniversary here at Planting Roots, I wanted to share that very first blog post. This is the “why” of Planting Roots. This is what He’s called us to do – and we are so very...
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I am frustrated. I am tired. I am worn out. I am doing this thing called motherhood and I feel like I am failing at it. And failing at it miserably. Do all mothers feel this way from time to...
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One moment can change everything. We can all replay those moments in time that have forever changed our lives. Whether someone asked you to marry them, you rescued someone from drowning, or you decided it was time to change careers,...
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How We’re Learning by Kori Yates The Sabbath has been a topic of conversation since Old Testament times. If you’re expecting a clarification of all of those discussions and definitive guidelines of the Old Testament versus the grace of the...
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