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Give Me Jesus

People are musical. You might not consider yourself musically gifted, but it doesn't take a musician to love music. We constantly have music on - in our cars, in our homes, in our TV shows and movies. Melodies and lyrics run... Continue Reading →

When Your Story is Not “The Norm”

From a young age, my story has not been “normal.” I am one of six children, and most people thought that was weird. As an adult, I was single well into my 30s. Then I married a man who is... Continue Reading →

The Food of Beautiful Simplicity

I recently read a book called The Scent of Water. My sister had been telling for quite a while that I should read it, and finally she just gave up waiting on me to find it for myself and gave me... Continue Reading →

Sharing Our Stories of Sanctification

  I grew up in the world of evangelical Christianity. As I was coming of age, I was part of a culture that really valued sharing your testimony – the story of how you came to know Jesus. But I... Continue Reading →

Me and Big Bro

I would consider myself a Bible nerd. That is to say, from a young age, I was the kid who knew all the right Bible answers, and I was very proud of that fact - like in a prideful, judgey... Continue Reading →

Adulthood is Beautiful

Over the last few years, I’ve thought a lot about a passage from one of my favorite books, Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wind in the Door. I’m not really a sci-fi fan per se, but Madeleine L’Engle (I always call her by her... Continue Reading →

The Playful Side of Jesus

Several years ago, I read a story in the Bible that cracked me up. I literally started laughing out loud. I’d read it before, but one of the delightful things about the Bible (and many other stories) is that you... Continue Reading →

Life ain’t Easy: Learning to Trust

  Trust in the Lord will all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight. ~ Proverbs 3:5-6 (KJV and NIV mashup) When I was in high school,... Continue Reading →

Extravagant Displays of God’s Handiwork

  The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. ~ Psalm 19:1-2 One of the saddest things about living in the city... Continue Reading →

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