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Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls Podcast: Scroll down to read it as a blog post! Last week we talked about the Motivation Equation. Your emails were so funny and inspiring! Yes, we have a lot of work to do while we’re on this Earth and setting our goals...read more
Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls Podcast: Scroll down to read it as a blog post! I am an ENTJ and one of the talents I have is to see the big picture. I can dream and see a vision in my mind of what the future could be. I can get really excited about...read more
Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls Podcast: Scroll down to read it as a blog post! Two Sundays ago, I made a promise to God. “Lord,” I said. “I’m going to give up eating chocolate chips for you. I know I eat them when I’m stressed and I know that I need to turn...read more
Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls Podcast: Scroll down and read it as a blog post! I don't know how many of you have mornings like this. I sure do. The ones when the noise of your children is what first wakes you up. You close your eyes and you think maybe the...read more
NOTE: Please be kind to me. I'm not suggesting you can talk to everyone this way. I'm simply writing down what I WISH someone would have said to me when I was young, in college and pro-choice. I'm not trying to speak for all people or to all people. I haven't...read more
Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls podcast: Scroll down to read it as a blog post! NOTE: I'm going to write most of this as if I'm the 20-something liberal college student who I was. I am now FIRMLY pro-life for many good and true reasons but I want to give you a...read more
QUICK UPDATE: I'm going to be releasing the newest episode of Coffee & Pearls on Tuesdays instead of Mondays. As I've stopped working on Sunday and stopped using electronics after 7 p.m., I found I really want Monday to put the finishing touches on my work! So...read more
Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls podcast: Scroll down to read it as a blog post! I know... talking about sex is a touchy subject. But that's one of the reasons it's such a difficult part of our lives. If I'm struggling with any other part of my life, I can...read more
Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls podcast: Scroll down to read it as a blog post! I really enjoy reading self-improvement books. Because I have the type of personality that gets excited about something and then easily moves on, I find that I need these...read more
It's hard for me to admit this but there are times when I really don't enjoy eating dinner with my kids. Of course we all know that it's important for families to eat together but I have a suspicion these studies are talking about kids who are older than five. My...read more
Disclaimer: This post is not for people struggling with poverty. I think Bonnie Engstrom did a beautiful job describing what life is like when money is super tight in this series. I wouldn't sit down with Bonnie and say, "You just don't understand delayed...read more
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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! The format of the show is changing! I did some surveys to both listeners and non-listeners of the show and what I discovered is that most moms aren't watching videos. So Coffee & Pearls is officially being turned into a podcast. You can now...read more
I was unchurched for most of my life and then I came to Jesus through an Evangelical Protestant church in my 20’s. And several years later I converted to Catholicism right before I got married. You might think that as a convert, I’d struggle with the idea that...read more
Scroll down to see the video, audio and text version of this episode! Check out the audio version! This week I wanted to share with you some wisdom from Darren Hardy's book The Compound Effect. One thing I like about Darren Hardy is that his mentor was Jim...read more