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Three for Thursday (Plus One)

Here are a few things that caught my attention from around the web this week.

1) I’ve always called myself a peacemaker. After reading this, I realize that I’m probably more of a peacekeeper. Time to do a little work on this.

Peacekeeping vs Peacemaking

2) I can be my own worst critic and my biggest, meanest enemy. I’m finding Jon Acuff’s book Quitter to be helpful in so many ways. Still, I find myself at this parade all too often. You?

The Worst Parade of All

* Jon wrote a wonderful follow-up to this yesterday. I had to add it in as my “Plus One.”

Kevin Smith and the Weight of Criticism

3) Sometimes I feel like one great big chicken. This post by Angie Mizzell reminded me that if I take a step back and gain some perspective, I’l see that I am one brave mama after all!

Risks Worth Taking

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