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Help My Unbelief

  Any long-distance plane trip seems to have free seat-back entertainment anymore, but I prefer to spend long flights taking advantage of unadulterated reading time.  Case in point, last week I finished two books, a rarity for me these days. One of the books, Coming Clean: A Story of Faith, by Seth Haines, is normally something…

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Doing the Hard Things

I’ve run a couple marathons.  Done some triathlons. Sat silently next to friends whose spouses passed away way too early.  I’ve been up all night night-after-night with sick kids, put beloved animals to sleep, stayed behind to sell houses when my husband’s job transferred him to other states, and sat in hospital waiting rooms while biding time for…

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When Hope is Hidden

  We’ve all been there.  You might still be there.  Today.  This minute. I am. You’re hoping for something, but you can’t even begin to comprehend how it will ever come to fruition. You want to have hope.  You need to have hope. Hope itself is something that almost needs to be inherent if you’re in the lowest point…

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How to Deal with Endings

A few years ago, a family that we spent a lot of time with through homeschooling had to move out of state.  They were pretty well entrenched in the community, their church, and the list of people that were sad to see them go was long.  But no one was as sad to see them…

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When You Don’t Recognize Jesus

For several years now, I’ve done the whole “read the Bible in a year” thing. I thought it was good to do… keep myself grounded in His word and truth on a daily basis. And it’s a lot easier to do it on my iPad each morning (the bright light helps me keep my eyes open…

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Monday Mondays 10.5.15

Raise your hand if you’ve you ever felt inundated, confused and distracted.  If you could see me right now, you’d probably see me jumping up and down waving my hands violently like I’m stranded on a desert island and need rescue. No.  Not really.  I mean, no, I’m not jumping up and down waving my hands,…