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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

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Live Forgiven: Getting Unstuck from Past Regrets

It’s becoming increasingly clear to me: life is most lived in the slow. Many things are missed when life is lived at a high-pace. Yeah, you may feel accomplished when a lot was checked off your to-do list, but character is developed, and wounds are healed in the in-between moments when we think nothing productive… Continue reading Live Forgiven: Getting Unstuck from Past Regrets

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Dare to Do the Next Best Thing

It’s hard to just “be.” Isn’t it easier just to do more? Drawing our identity from the things we accomplish rather than from God is always easier. It would only take a second to hop on Pinterest and find an article on being more confident, less anxious, saving more, decluttering your house, overcoming depression, or… Continue reading Dare to Do the Next Best Thing

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3 Keys to Maintaining Peace

Do you ever tell yourself you’ll finally have peace when the house is clean and de-cluttered? The kids get along or when that one relationship is restored? Or maybe when you are financially set, and debt is paid off. I am constantly waiting for an old weary season to be over and new exciting season… Continue reading 3 Keys to Maintaining Peace

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Several Ways to Have the Worst Day Ever

The enemy has no new tricks up his sleeve. He is as cunning and shrewd today as he was in the Garden thousands of years ago. Nothing has changed. We fall into the same traps and believe the same lies, allowing him to steal joy, time, finances, and purpose. Before we know it, our perfectly… Continue reading Several Ways to Have the Worst Day Ever