Author Archives: Phuong K Schuetz

About Phuong K Schuetz

I am a wife, momma of boys, and home school educator. My passion is to help people live their best life and maximize their created potential by pointing them to their Creator. I am a sunset chaser who loves God's wonders in nature. Starbucks and dark chocolate make me smile 😊. I'm a work in progress; mind, body, and soul. Authenticity is my way of life.

Learning to Love My Dad

I wanted to write a nice piece for Father’s Day to honor my dad. After all, I am a Christ follower and it’s what I’m supposed to do. Except I couldn’t pull it off. I’ve always written from an honest … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Suicidal Self

In light of last week’s suicide of 2 celebrities, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, my heart grieves for the families and friends left behind. I fear for others who may be on the brink of suicide and am compelled to … Continue reading

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The Path of Least Resistance

  “If you keep doing the same thing and it’s not working, why would you keep at it? It will cause frustration, discouragement, and eventually you’ll believe you’re a failure because you can’t seem to get anything right in your … Continue reading

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When God Shows Up on Vacay

My husband and I surprised our boys with a trip to the beach last week. We packed all their things and loaded up the van Saturday night. Sunday came and they assumed we were headed to church…….until we turned in … Continue reading

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Mommy Guilt

I’ve been feeling the weight of it recently. Mommy guilt. Those feelings of not ever doing enough and being all you think you ought to be for your kids. And consequently, you feel guilty taking time or doing anything for … Continue reading

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Rising Above Murky Waters

In murky waters is where we discover God is real and whether we have been relying on him or self. Don’t let circumstances determine your outlook and dictate how you feel about yourself. Do use your circumstances as opportunities to … Continue reading

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Waiting With God

Isaiah 30:18 – The Lord longs to be gracious to you; he rises to show compassion. The Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him!   Waiting is a lonely place. It can feel as … Continue reading

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