Simply Fabulous

When you were young, your parents probably taught you to watch what you said – don’t say “bad” words, don’t call your brother or sister stupid and definitely don’t ever talk back to them. But as adults, we need to watch our words in an entirely different way. Often, when speaking about an issue or…

Picture this… Photo by Acrylic Dreams You are standing at the edge of a large tree limb.  It’s been a long, hard climb to get up to this point and from the ground, the limb looked weak and shaky.  Yet you knew this is where God has been leading you to, so you kept climbing… sometimes…

Time.  It’s a valuable commodity and one that most of us seem to think we’ll never have enough of.  In fact, next to money, it’s probably the number one thing that people complain about… There’s not enough time in the day! If only I had more time. I’m always running behind. We seem to think…

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”  -Romans 12:2 Do you remember that little kids game, “one of these things is not like the other…”? Lately, I…

It looked like a totally different house. What once was a pretty unassuming, rather run-down brick rancher with a rickety side porch and grass-covered front drive, was now a thing of beauty.  The house had been completely painted white, the side porch closed-in and adorned with french doors.  The driveway had been expanded into a…

“Rest in peace“… it’s a phrase that we all associate with death, burial, the end of life. But when you actually stop to think about that phrase… why must we wait until the end of our life to rest and be peaceful?  Doesn’t that infer that the opposite is true then too?  That while we…

This morning while making my bed, I noticed a phenomenon. I was having the exact same thought that I had yesterday when I was tucking in my flat sheet. Literally, at the same moment… as I was straightening the covers in the same place on the same side of the bed, I had the same…

If I told you there was one thing that stood out among everything I’ve done in the last three years to improve my health… one thing that I think everyone should do to improve their health… one thing that I will be doing for the rest of my life to keep myself physically and emotionally…

You’re stuck in traffic. You stub your toe on the coffee table. You can’t find your keys and you’re running late. When these little irritants happen to you… how do you react? Do you maintain your composure and remain level-headed?  Or do you immediately fly off the handle?  Red face, breathing heavy, throwing things while…

… You know the rest. But even though a straight line might be the shortest distance between two points, it’s not always the best way to get there. When engineers design a highway, especially ones that cross over a mountain or mountain range, they often incorporate lots of twists and turns, rather than making it…

Jenn Baxter
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Jenn Baxter

Jenn Baxter is an accomplished writer in Charlotte, NC, who has been published in The Charlotte Observer, Fort Mill Times, Charlotte Five, SOCIETY Charlotte Magazine and Lake Norman Magazine, as well as featured as a columnist on Beliefnet.com. Her freelance clients span across the nation, as well as Australia and the UK, in the fashion & beauty, health & wellness, travel and life coaching industries.

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