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Self-Talk Matters

Do you ever have “one of those weeks”? When you don’t want to wake up and face the known? Or, worse yet, the unknown? When you want to leave your phone off so you don’t get any more bad news? When you want to stop living because it’s just. too. hard? This is exactly what […]

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Hope Deferred

The death of a dream always means the birth of a new promise. It is hardest to believe when walking through the ashes of what you thought would be your future. Wading through shallow shattered hopes can almost drown you in waves of sadness. Hope deferred makes the heart sick. When those hopes are our hopes. […]

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The Great Exchange

Safe. I would wager that this word means a variety of things to different people. Until recently, I didn’t use that word much. I would say it’s because I never felt that my safety was threatened. In hindsight, though, I feel maybe it’s because I didn’t know what safe really was. Most think of it in the […]

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Waiting with Wonder

What do you feel like you are waiting for right now? A friend of mine asked me this question earlier this morning and it took me hours to respond. There are many things I am waiting for answered prayers about: things like spiritual redemption in my family and job decisions for the future and finances […]

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May Scripture Challenge | 2017

The May Scripture Challenge is  a way for us to keep each other accountable and encourage each other to spend time in the Word. This is our 4th year of the challenge, and each year I have been amazed at the community that came together  and committed to reading Scripture every day in the month of […]

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