Do You Have a Place to Pause?

My daily Chip and JoAnna email came through to my inbox last week. On the email, it showed a beautiful, Magnolia-perfected entryway. The caption read, “A Place to Pause.” 

My usual quick-to-delete hand was immediately slowed as my brain registered the email tagline. I sat for several minutes pondering whether my home was a place for me to pause. 

It is a place for many things.

It offers safety and warmth from extreme Minnesota temperatures. Soft beds provide comfort for...

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Solitude Brings Life to a Weary Soul

Solitude is defined as "the state or situation of being alone."

It is about finding time everyday to pause from the chaos of life and simply be.

I will be the first to admit that finding silence each day can be anything but easy to do in our 21st century living. But, in order to care for our souls, it is exactly what we need to do.

When we take time to care for our souls, the love and serving we have for others comes from a place of abundance and overflow. If we neglect this soul care,...

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