A Special Message just for YOU….

I wanted to take a moment to thank you for being a supporter of Vibrant Living International. I’ve poured my heart and soul into every aspect of this ministry and it means a lot to have your support. The Journey When I first started, I dreamt of creating something that truly made an impact on…

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Did I Plant Weeds?

I love spring! Watching the birds, the trees beginning to bud, crocuses and daffodils breaking through the ground. It brings joy to my heart. Getting my flower boxes and containers ready for planting is exciting for me.  I also love getting ready to plant my vegetable garden.  Each year in preparation we get fresh organic…

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He’s Dead, But….Suddenly!

In 5 days from this post we will be celebrating Easter or as I like to call it, Resurrection Sunday. As I spent time thinking about, and preparing for this holiday,  I was reminded of how the disciples must have felt when Jesus died. All their hopes, plans, and dreams just appeared to end. These…

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Feeling Ugly?

Do you think that you’re pretty? Natural Geographic did a study on the women of the world and how many actually felt pretty.  The results were a little shocking, they  showed only 4% believe they were pretty.  Does that shock you? Why is this, and what can we do about it? Check out my thoughts…

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Time to Declutter

“Stuff”, we all have it.  I remember when we moved to Grand Rapids we told the moving company what size of house we had and they gave us their biggest truck, and it still wasn’t big enough to fit all of our stuff.  If you have moved you understand the statement, “How did we get…

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Overcoming Your Giants

Do you know the story of David & Goliath? It’s one of my favorites. We always like the stories of people who have overcome something huge. We relate to the underdog.   Let’s go over this story for a minute. The nation of Israel was facing an army of the Philistines in battle. Now the…

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Another Headache

I remember this day like many other days when I was around 33 years old.  It was  5:30 am, and I heard my husband getting ready for work. It was still dark out and I knew I would have to get up soon to wake the kids to get ready for school. I could feel…

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Pain On A Playground

As a young girl, we moved around a lot, about every couple of years it seems. I always felt like I was the new kid at school, trying to make friends. The picture here is me around 2nd or 3rd grade.  As you can see I have  red-hair, blue eyes, freckles, and very pale skin.…

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What If You Did This Instead?

I love organization and getting what is most important done.  My passion is to help people rise above painful past and live their life confidently, peacefully and fulfilled.  To have a fulfilling life we want to do what’s most important to us.  So…. I read this story and felt it was appropriate for this time of…

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Don’t Forget Your Umbrella

There is an old story about a group of people in the Midwest were experiencing a drought that threatened all their crops.  Their minister called a town meeting so everyone could gather together to pray for rain. Hundreds of people from the community attended the prayer meeting, but there was only one seven year old…

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