College student, coffee lover, blog writer, book author, speaker--all those titles describe Cara Sexton at Whimsey Smitten. However, she says, "No title is bigger than mother . . . None which I am after, anyhow."

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A Christian's ultimate aim is not to get into heaven and endlessly relax. Rather, as we see in the Garden of Eden, work is an essential part of God's design for paradise. God gave Adam a vocation: to name the animals and tend to the garden. Just as every member of the Trinity works to glorify every other member, so are we created to glorify God with our work. Like Adam, we are called to create and cultivate good things for God's kingdom on earth.

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