What Have You Done for YOU Lately?

 What Have You Done for YOU Lately?
When was the last time you actually set aside time to do something nice for yourself? If you’re like many mothers, it may have been quite a while. With all the tasks and chores that are typically on the average mom’s “to do” list in a given week, it’s no wonder that many wind up feeling guilty if they veer from their normal schedule to do something fun or interesting, even if only for a few minutes.

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Not Your Ordinary ‘Bee’ Movie

Not Your Ordinary ‘Bee’ Movie

Not Your Ordinary 'Bee' MovieThe Secret Life of Bees (Rated PG-13) is worth seeing. Though the film’s been accused of being preachy, sappy, and borderline sticky sweet, Dakota Fanning had me at “I killed my mother when I was 4 years old.” If you don’t already know the plot from Sue Monk Kidd’s bestselling novel, Bees follows 14-year-old Lily Owens (Fanning) on a journey to uncover the secret past of the mother she accidentally murdered.
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Believe and Receive

Believe and ReceiveI came in the door expecting a miracle. Maybe not the feeding of five thousand or raising someone from the dead, but a miracle in my finances would’ve been nice. I was looking for affirmation of my desire to be successful in this lifetime.

As I listened to the speaker, I realized it was what I always wanted to hear. The magical formula was simple: Believe and receive. I was sitting on the edge of my seat. The feeling in the air was intense and magnetic. And the audience was jazzed. We were giving each other high fives–except we weren’t in a business conference or a ball game, but in a church.
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