Gluten Free Grains

May 2020 Goals, Gripes, and Grit | Goodbye Gluten

Last Updated on May 1, 2020Although the great State of Georgia has reopened, I’m still practicing social distancing. I’m also giving up gluten. But, enough about gluten. For some accountability, I’m posting my May goals. Goals + Gluten I’ve known that I have a gluten sensitivity since 2015 but have failed miserably in eliminating gluten from […]

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Are You Okay? Checking in from Georgia

Are You Okay? Checking in from Georgia

Last Updated on April 20, 2020I wasn’t going to write but I didn’t want to not say anything to you. So, I’m checking in. I’m okay. I’m home with my family. As a result of being forced indoors, I started exercising via Zoom with my sisters, led by my husband. In addition to working out […]

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Chocolate Lover

Chocolate Lover | 79 Words

Last Updated on February 8, 2020”I’ll never cheat!” Rachele glowered. The ladies around her absently agreed, knowing they had once believed those same words. That was six months ago, before she began to feel stuck, and before the deliciously tempting neighbor moved into the empty rental next door. Initially, she’d walk by hoping to sneak […]

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Hello

The Moment After Hello

Last Updated on February 5, 2020Hello. Donna raised the water bottle to her mouth with her left hand, giving the handsome man she’d just plowed into a view of her naked ring finger. The cold water trickled down her throat, quenching the thirst evoked by the run she’d completed in record time. Twenty-six minutes. Had […]

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3 Feminine Relationships Every Woman Needs

Last Updated on April 20, 2020My heart bleeds for women. It might be because I’m a woman and understand the plight of women. It is one of the driving forces behind me growing my business. I want to provide opportunities for women to excel in motherhood while having personal success in their careers, businesses, and […]

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Make It Happen

Last Updated on January 15, 2020On most New Year’s Eves, I attend an early service at church and then toast in the New Year with my family at home. We returned to this tradition after my boys informed us that they missed doing certain things as a family. Ringing in the New Year at home, […]

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SNAPS1000 Story: A New Creation

Last Updated on August 22, 2019The old me is gone Ashley Thigpen thought as she walked through the double-glass doors of the store-front church she’d joined less than an hour ago. The minister, Ashley thinks his name is John but can’t remember, told her to keep reminding herself that she is a new creature in […]

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Finding Your Focus When You’ve Lost It

Last Updated on August 21, 2019One of the hardest parts of marriage and motherhood is the constant struggle to operate in your own identity independent of your husband and children. When you don’t know who you are, it is almost impossible to focus on where you’re going or where you’re leading your children. I’ve been […]

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