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Finding Real Rest After a Tragedy

You know that moment when you meet someone, and you just know? Whether it’s through social media or face-to-face you just know that they are meant for your journey–and you love their story and the way they string words together, and the more you get to know them you know you’ve met an extraordinary soul.… Continue reading Finding Real Rest After a Tragedy

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3 Practical Habits to Combat the Lies

“Catch all the foxes, those little foxes, before they ruin the vineyard of love, for the grapevines are blooming.” Song of Songs 2:15 Recently, I’ve begun to put action to the dreams God has laid on my heart. Saying “yes” to a few pretty big projects have required me to depend on God in a new way.… Continue reading 3 Practical Habits to Combat the Lies

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The Secret of Waiting When the Promise Feels Unclear

I love this time of year. There’s something about the twinkling of the lights from the Christmas tree piercing the darkness of the early morning that seems to increase my awareness of His presence. He’s so near, summoning me to experience more of Him. Advent—this waiting with an expectancy of our coming King. This year… Continue reading The Secret of Waiting When the Promise Feels Unclear

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What I Learned While Waiting for a Miracle

Darkness loomed as we walked hand-in-hand into the Alabama Children’s hospital that Friday morning. Another heart procedure awaited our six-year-old on the other side of those doors. He was pretty clueless. We were pretty anxious knowing the story could fall apart right as it was getting good. Read more here about our questioning faith. He wasn’t… Continue reading What I Learned While Waiting for a Miracle

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Facing a Difficult Journey? Here’s the Secret to Not Giving Up

When your sister-in-law, who also has a bundle of children, calls to invite you on a girls weekend to the mountains of New York, you go without a second thought. The stars aligned and both our husbands agreed to watch the children. The last weekend in September I found myself boarding a plane alone for… Continue reading Facing a Difficult Journey? Here’s the Secret to Not Giving Up