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My Therapeutic Journey By: April McLain

Ten years. Three therapists. One continuous journey. Finding the right therapist is absolutely crucial to you moving forward in growth, and out of the places holding you back. By having three different therapists in a ten year span I learned that you need different individuals for different seasons. I had

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Life Lessons: Seeking Balance

It was July 4th and I found myself in a kayak. Now, I haven’t been in a kayak in…well, years. Since it was the fourth of July, it seemed as though everyone who owned a boat

Take Off Your Shoes

I was having a conversation recently with a friend (Chelsie, where you at?!), and as we were talking through a certain part of the Bible we landed on the topic of how there are so many

Spiritual Object Permanence

In my recent studies I came across something called Object Permanence. According to Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist, Object permanence is the understanding that objects continue to exist even when they cannot be observed (seen, heard,

What Motivates You?

I’ve been thinking a lot about motivation lately. Good ol’ Webster defines Motivation as, the reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way. We all have our ways of motivating ourselves

Grace's Story

I recently had the incredible honor of sitting down with an American survivor of human trafficking to hear and share her story. Our paths crossed in the most common of ways, and never did I

When Your Dream Seems Forgotten

  I don’t know about you but I have had some dreams in my life that I felt had been looked over, neglected, and set aside to collect dust indefinitely. This article that I wrote

Hide and Seek

I am convinced that God loves to play hide and seek. The Bible is chock-full of evidence that God hides treasure, wisdom, and even Himself–not to be sneaky or vindictive but rather to draw out

Sometimes God Plays Pretend

As a little girl (and only child girl) I used to force my dad to sit and have tea parties with me. I would set the table with little cups and plates, and at the miniature

Come Up Higher

I was on a plane a couple weeks ago and as I approached my assigned seat number I realized I was in the window seat (insert sigh here). After climbing over two people to get to

Barbara Hill about

Hi! I’m so glad you’re here!

I am an East Coast girl, who to my surprise, has been living somewhat of a nomadic lifestyle these last few years. I’ve had a variety of experiences living in Africa, California, Chicago, and now Nashville, TN. As I write from research I’ve discovered and experiences I’ve had, I hope in some way that these simple articles will bring some hope and joy to your corner of the world!
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