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Tending to My Life | Cultivate

On Twitter, someone asked, “When do we stop saying Happy New Year?” My response, “Since God rested on Day 7, the year is no longer new on Day 8.” As I write this, it is January 6, 2021. Check the news from this day. It’s crazy. But I digress. Last year, I was recovering from […]

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Ambitions and Living a Life Motivated by Love

For years, I thought ambition and love couldn’t co-exist. Then, I grew up. Unfortunately, I didn’t grow up until after I’d spent a good portion of my youth pursuing the things I thought a good Christian woman should be. You know, the type of woman who values their church, marriage, and children above all else–including […]

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Working on a Goal? Be Shameless

Can I let you in on a little secret? As a creative, I often feel judged by others for being made this way. While I am ambitious in my daily work efforts—public relations is a real job, I carry a sense of shame as I pursue what I want as a writer and content creator. […]

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