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Choosing to Travel Lightly – Blossom Tip 77   Recently updated !

Usually I write serious stuff. Practical tips, encouragement, information, and sometimes even exhortation to take responsibility for your life and choose to grow forward — even in an unwanted, unexpected season of life. Put on your big girl pants and blossom!

Choosing to Travel Lightly She Blossoms Tip 77

How to See a Fresh New You She Blossoms Tip 73

How to See a Fresh New You – Blossom Tip 73

Are you tired of beating yourself up, of wishing you were better, stronger, smarter or happier? It’s time to see yourself with fresh new eyes – and to Blossom into who God created you to be.


How to Help a Teenager Move Out of Foster Care

Leaving home is a huge life transition for anyone; helping a teen age out of foster care is particularly problematic! My tips on how to help a teenager move out of foster care are inspired by a question I received from Christina Dronen, a foster parent and teen advocate.

Helping a Teen Move Out of Foster Care Blossom Tips

Stop Being Scared and Start Leaping in Faith – Blossom Tip 71

Stop Being Scared and Start Leaping in Faith – Blossom Tip 71

What was the last leap of faith you took? I bet you were scared. Maybe you’re taking a leap of faith right now. You’re starting a new season of life in a new job or at a new school or with a new partner. Maybe you’re learning how to live without someone you love, or you’re slowly letting go of a dear friend and companion.


Making New Friends When You’re Brokenhearted – Blossom Tip 69

It’s ironic, isn’t it? You need friends more than ever when your heart is broken. And yet it’s harder than ever to make new friends after a breakup, divorce, or death. You’re brokenhearted, sad, unmotivated, and tired. You may even feel worthless, unlovable, and empty.

How to Make New Friends Brokenhearted Blossom Tip 69

Strategies Female Bible Heroes Used to Succeed

7 Success Strategies of Female Bible Heroes

Strong Biblical women used different strategies to succeed — and we can learn success tips from every one of them. These seven female Bible heroes are Eve, Naomi, Ruth, Esther, Mary, Martha, and Mary of Nazarene.


Growing Forward in a New Season – Blossom Tip 67

What new season is unfolding in your life? Maybe you’re walking into something unknown — a fresh semester at school, different routine at work, unfamiliar rhythm at home — and you don’t know what to expect. Maybe you’re grieving a loss, saying goodbye to an old friend, letting go of unaccomplished goals.

She Blossoms Growing Forward When You Can’t Go Back