Armor Up — Autumn

Five ways to embrace gratitude when you feel burned out

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Five ways to embrace gratitude when you feel burned out

I don’t know about you, but as much as I love Christmas, sometimes I’d really love the chance to enjoy the autumn aspect of late October and November on its own.

Do you know what I mean? You go into the store thinking “cinnamon and Thanksgiving” and come out with a head full of Christmas carols, a cart full of snowmen and tinsel, and that nagging feeling you’re way behind on your Christmas shopping, but November hasn’t even started yet? 

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Finding God in the quiet of autumn

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Finding God in the quiet of autumn

Late summer and early fall are crazy seasons in my life. I have preteen children, so our house is a whir of activity: back-to-school prep, then gearing up for the new schedule, getting our brains and bodies adjusted to the onslaught of homework and the crunch of a tight daily routine, both for the kids and the parents.

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