Courage to Love: A Real Life Romance It was a cloudy spring Sunday when I pulled my little PT cruiser into my then-new church’s parking lot at the direction of...
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We seemed worlds apart, they with their beautiful, spacious houses and me with our two-bedroom rental with scratched linoleum and impossibly stained carpet. I wanted to be a generous and...
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Have you ever noticed that anxiety steals your thought life? Like a bird swooping down to grab it’s prey, anxiety quickly descends snatching every good, pure, right and truth-filled thought...
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I sat in the cozy chair near my dear friend while she lay in bed dying. Cancer had won the battle, leaving her weak and tired. Visitors came and went,...
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After enduring a four-and-a-half-year battle against a rare tumor, expectant is the best word to describe how I felt entering the new year. Filled with hope as 2019 came to...
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As I walked into the store the sign read, “Mask Recommended but Optional.”  Seeing the word optional brought a sigh of relief because face coverings and I don’t make a...
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You might think this story begins with death, but like most stories, it unfolds from a place of love. Grief, after all is an outpouring of our deep love. Losing...
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Are you feeling worried or fearful about this election year? When I turned eighteen years old I couldn’t wait to register to vote. Neither of my parents participated in voting...
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It’s only day two of the 21 day season of fasting and prayer in our church, and I’m already feeling it. The mire in me rising to the surface. Each...
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Have you ever been so busy that you forgot to eat? That happened to me a few days ago. I was going from one task to another and I completely...
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