Kara Nothnagel
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THRIVE | DAY 9 OF 31

I think settling for a "survival mode" existence might well be one of the most frightening prospects in life to me. There has always been something in me that has gravitated and longed for the epic. The meaningful. The sense of being part of a grande narrative, where each chapter matters. Post modernism basically taught us, that there is no grand narrative. What you see, is what you get and then it's over. But...

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LEARN | DAY 4 OF 31

If you get tired, learn to rest. That kind of makes me giggle, the idea of having to learn to rest. Why is rest not natural to so many of us? And why are we so out of touch with who we are and how we feel that we cannot discern between when we should rest and when to give up. I know, I know, we should never give up. But I don't know about you, but I have, too many times.

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LIVE | DAY 3 OF 31

There have been certain seasons in my life where I thought I would never feel free. I would never get over "that" pain. Or I would never be able to conquer that goal. The bible says that "without a vision, people perish", a friend of mine also says it this way "when the vision is unclear, the cost is always to much". But, when the vision is clear, then nothing can stop you.

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BLOOM | DAY 1 OF 31

After a season of the unexpected, I can tell you, that no matter where life and circumstance so called "plants" you, a heart planted in the hands of Father God and roots grown down into His heart, watered with His love, in soil of community and relationship will not wither and die. It will flourish. You will flourish. Grace is the key. His grace. He is the vine, remain in Him.

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