Freedom Life Journey

Faith, Family, and Freedom

You were “called to freedom”. Called!!

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God made us free and we lost that freedom early on. In the garden. Since then, we fumble through life either doing our own ‘thing’ or what ‘others’ want us to do instead of what we’re called to do. We hide behind masks. Knowingly or, more commonly, unknowingly. It’s part of the process to fumble, mess up, to get lost. I share this because this was us. Getting rid of our debt was just the…

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You know they have to go for it!

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Football. Texas vs Kansas City. The announcers agreed.  After having a 24-0 point lead in the first quarter of the game, the Texans were now down 17 points. The only way they’d come back  in the final quarter was if they laid it all on the field and ‘went for it!’. How about you?  Maybe in the first quarter of life, you were doing pretty well. …Good job. …little to no debt. …newlywed. …savings, health,…

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Overcoming the Sunday Blues

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Have you ever been in this situation? It’s Sunday afternoon and instead of enjoying time with your family you are in the zone. Not the End Zone-or maybe it is if you’re a football fan-“Go Bills!”. But seriously, what I’m really talking about here is the “I dread it’s Sunday” zone. You hate that tomorrow is Monday. (I get it. That used to be me.) It’s the day that you wish you could erase from…

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Running on fumes.

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I can tell you what freedom isn’t… No options, no money, feeling stuck and wondering if you’re getting any traction in life. It’s like running on fumes. I remember my first car… It was a white, leather interiors, 4-door, stick shift (4 speed) Toyota Corolla. I was the second owner and it was like new! I’ve never been a ‘car’ person but when I drove this car, it made me smile. New car, new season,…

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