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Carol Mayhall is well known for ministry to women as an author and conference speaker. She tells her own story how her “marriage was developing some serious problems, my spiritual life began to stagnate…The reality was there weren’t many big things happening. My life consisted of dishes, dust and diapers. And at that point, God wasn’t the Lord of the everyday for me.” She discovered why this was her reality some time later. Her thoughts are stinging and may hit close to home for too many of us. “I began to realize that…much of the knowledge I had stuffed into my head had never dropped into my heart. Part of my faith was authentic, yet part of it consisted of going through the motions. I was living a routine…”