The Advice You Never Asked For

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Let’s play a game. I’m going to tell you a true story and your objective is to spot the wise person and to spot the foolish person. Ready?! Ok Here we go: During bible study lady A’s baby became inconsolable,…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

Picking Up Where You Left Off

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  Skipped a few Sundays at church…Can you just pick up where you left off? Skipped a few daily quiet times…Can you just pick up where you left off? Skipped a few workouts…Can you just pick up where you left…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

When Your Plan Fails

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In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. Proverbs 16:9 Oh boy, did God ever make this verse come to life for me recently.  I recently joined the “New Mama Club” at the end of last year. Abigail…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

The Problem with Asking for Help

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I know what you’re thinking, there is absolutely NO problem with asking for help. When we can’t do things on our own, we need to reach out and ask someone for help. I agree that we need to be able…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

Looking Back and Pressing Forward

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We all have a past. We all have a story. There is no doubt that as we approach the end of  2017 we have a tendency to reflect on what the year brought us. Some of us celebrating our “best…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

When your Holidays Look Different

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At the time I am writing this post, we are just approaching fall and “Pumpkin spice everything” is making it’s debut. At the time when you’re reading this, no doubt holiday excitement will be in full swing as “Peppermint everything”…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

Punish vs. Protect: Where Boundaries Matter

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Can I just be transparent with you for just a second? I feel like we are close friends, as I’ve shared some very real and personal struggles with you lately.  Some time has elapsed,  and if you have read my…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

Why this post was almost never written

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For whatever reason I’ve been putting off writing this article. I’ve been busy and committed to writing for my own blog and I’ve procrastinated writing this article. I have no good reason for putting it off, just a list of…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

To Share or Not to Share… That is the Question!

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“Is there such a thing as being TOO real?” “Can we be TOO transparent?” “In writing, how much of our own personal struggles should we share vs. not share?” These are just a few of the questions I’ve been asking…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

When “No” means “Yes”

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“You would be so good at that.” “I just assumed you would run for that position.” “That is right up your alley.” As I heard these statements, I felt more and more like it would be the natural next step….

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

A letter to the girl who didn’t sing at church today

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Dear girl at church today,      I saw you standing there this morning while everyone else around you was praising and singing, you stood there staring at the words as they flashed on the screen. You stood there looking…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).

Running With God

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So I can be a very competitive person. I don’t like to lose and I treat things as competitions even when they are not. When I believe I am losing this imaginary competition, a bunch of thoughts enter my mind;…

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

Mrs. Stephanie Miller

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (Jeremiah 29:11).