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Mental Illness: You Are Not Alone

I was a little girl, no more than ten years old, maybe younger. I was upset, riding home from the [...]

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Four Easter Traditions Worth Starting

There are lots of cute, sweet, wonderful printables and projects you can use for Easter – family traditions you can [...]

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When You Find Your True Community

When my husband and I came to our church a little over four years ago, we visited a community group [...]

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Grief is a Four Letter Word

One of the reasons I love this month's theme, (RE)lent, is because it falls during the season of Lent. I [...]

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The Break Up

#1. I grew up in the Southern Baptist church. #2. Because of #1, there are some inalienable truths about me. [...]

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Do you pray to delay?

Confession: Sometimes I come to a screeching halt as I realize I just said the words, “Let me pray on [...]

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The Unrelenting Love of God

Have you ever felt stuck in a moment of time? Imagine living in a time before the stars and the [...]

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Two Different Kinds of Free

Two deer. Two dogs. This is what I carried away with me. I boarded the church bus two Saturdays ago, [...]

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The Salty Truth

There's a quote by Stephen Hawking I love to use when people remark about me being so quiet: "Quiet people have [...]

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Finding my Place

I've been in church the majority of my life. It hasn't been until recently, however, that I believe I have [...]

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Little Churches Everywhere

I don't know about you, but sometimes I have a very hard time connecting with church. Most Christians go through [...]

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Joy is the Serious Business of Heaven

My family is not like everyone else... We have a tendency to laugh at funerals.  That may sound macabre but [...]

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Treasure Hunting

Since becoming a mom, I have fallen in love with children's consignment sales. The sweet itty-bitty clothes, the amount of stuff [...]

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For when you just. can’t. even.

The alarm went off at 5 and I reset it for an hour later. Then I hit snooze at 6. [...]

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What If Mary Didn’t

What if Mary didn't want her child to be special? Maybe she did, in the beginning, when the word had [...]

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My So-Called Ordinary Life…

I find myself rather introspective lately as I get ready to cross that "midlife" point next week when I turn [...]

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Daily Bread

I've been on a bread baking kick lately. I wish I could tell you it was some kind of health [...]

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What if I didn’t…?

Lately I've been shedding expectations faster than most people are shedding winter clothes in the watery March sunshine.  A week [...]

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Humbly Hopping Down The Bunny Trail

Y'all, we are one month away from Easter!  Can you believe it??  One month from today!  That means spring and [...]

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When Your Voice is Gone

Let me tell you about the one and only time I completely lost my voice. I had a prayer conversation [...]

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