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When Lightning Strikes – 6 Valuable Lessons Learned

By Marvae Eikanas | July 21, 2015 |

Chattanooga has worked hard to establish itself as a hub for innovation. That kind of forward thinking is what brought ultra-high speed Internet to these parts. Living in Chattanooga we are blessed to have access to one of the fastest fiber-optic networks in the country. However, when a powerful storm ripped through and lightning hit…

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It’s Never Too Late for a Fabulous Finish

By Marvae Eikanas | June 23, 2015 |

So far, 2015 has been an eventful year. My husband and I have enjoyed several trips including a recent a sun filled week in Mexico, finished our basement, and become grandparents! Even good things can be happy distractions – things that keep you from being as intentional as you might like to be when it…

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7 Keys to Successfully Stepping into Your Big Dream

By Marvae Eikanas | May 19, 2015 |

Summer will be here soon. I look forward to sunshine, pool time, and vacations! For me, the perfect vacation includes the beach, stacks of books, as well as time to relax and dream. The combination of devouring stories or information along with time to process and imagine the possibilities is inspiring. Inevitably, I come home…

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How Hungry Are You?

By Marvae Eikanas | January 13, 2015 |

Being hungry makes me very cranky! I get quiet, my brain stops working, and it is hard to concentrate. I get shaky and feel like a big ugly bear foraging for food. The people around me start running for cover. It is not a pretty sight! During our first year of marriage, my hunger issues…

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Are You a Fighter?

By Marvae Eikanas | July 1, 2014 |

Last year my “One Word” was proactive. As the year progressed, it became clear that God had chosen that word for me. He knew I would be facing a variety of circumstances that would require me to be decisive and take action. It was a powerful learning experience. Rarely is God satisfied with a single…

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Take the Wheel; Driving Your Own Life

By Marvae Eikanas | May 24, 2014 |

On my 16th birthday, I passed my driving test and earned my driver’s license. It was my ticket to independence, and I was elated! Along with the independence came responsibility: abiding by traffic laws, maintaining a car, filling it with gas and getting a job to make it all possible. Suddenly life was a little…

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