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Back to the Basics

By Alison Feinauer My friends asked​  me to do a triathlon with them. I’m like, "Nah, I’m not really and swimmer or biker. I’ll come cheer." Then I thought, why not. Something new may be just the challenge I need. So I decided to try to train for it​. I went swimming...

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Give it Time

By Rae Lynn DeAngelis “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens…a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal,” (Ecclesiastes 3:1-3). My husband fertilizes our yard in early spring, long before leaves...

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How Do You Speak to Yourself?

By Kelsey Klepper It seems to be so much easier for me to be kind to others and to show more compassion towards complete strangers than to myself. Okay, except maybe when my toddler has been pushing me all day, then it’s difficult for me to consistently find my...

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Bookends

by Kimberly Davidson After graduating from college, I secured a coveted job as a pharmaceutical sales rep. Immediately management swooshed me off to Palo Alto, California for an intense 2-week training program. For a young girl from Iowa this meant V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N,...

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Self-Control… Is that even possible?

By Alison Feinauer I wake up; it's a fresh new day - a fresh start.  His mercies are new every single morning.  So I have my plan and goals. I will: not eat sugar drink all my water not get on the scale eat every 3 hours make sure I have enough protein exercise 5...

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The Learning Circle of Life

By Rae Lynn DeAngelis Many of our family vacations included a trip to the local go cart track. I remember one go cart track in particular that had a helix which circled round and round, slowly ascending up, until you reached the next level of the track. With that...

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Back to the Basics

By Alison Feinauer My friends asked​  me to do a triathlon with them. I’m like, "Nah, I’m not really and swimmer or biker. I’ll come cheer." Then I thought, why not. Something new may be just the challenge I need. So I decided to try to train for it​. I went swimming...

read more

Give it Time

By Rae Lynn DeAngelis “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens…a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal,” (Ecclesiastes 3:1-3). My husband fertilizes our yard in early spring, long before leaves...

read more

How Do You Speak to Yourself?

By Kelsey Klepper It seems to be so much easier for me to be kind to others and to show more compassion towards complete strangers than to myself. Okay, except maybe when my toddler has been pushing me all day, then it’s difficult for me to consistently find my...

read more

Bookends

by Kimberly Davidson After graduating from college, I secured a coveted job as a pharmaceutical sales rep. Immediately management swooshed me off to Palo Alto, California for an intense 2-week training program. For a young girl from Iowa this meant V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N,...

read more

Self-Control… Is that even possible?

By Alison Feinauer I wake up; it's a fresh new day - a fresh start.  His mercies are new every single morning.  So I have my plan and goals. I will: not eat sugar drink all my water not get on the scale eat every 3 hours make sure I have enough protein exercise 5...

read more

The Learning Circle of Life

By Rae Lynn DeAngelis Many of our family vacations included a trip to the local go cart track. I remember one go cart track in particular that had a helix which circled round and round, slowly ascending up, until you reached the next level of the track. With that...

read more

Help pioneer a generation of women who are redefining beauty.