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Stop Saying Yes – a holiday edition

“I’m tired.” “I’ll be glad when the holidays are over.” “There’s not enough time in the day.” A few of the typical responses you might hear this time of year when you ask someone how they’re doing. Welcome to America. … Continue reading

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Parenting Tip – Shaping Arrows

Parenting is tough! Am I too hard? Am I hard enough? Did I love well enough? Did I balance life enough today? How strict of rules should I set? How much should I explain? The questions that run through our … Continue reading

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Worship Series – Pieces (Steffany Gretzinger)

Worship Series – Pieces (Steffany Gretzinger) This is a continuation of a series where we are taking a deeper look at worship songs so we can contemplate what they are saying to our own spirits. Sometimes there are songs that … Continue reading

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Rescue for the Hungry

I think I am losing my mind. Really. Like the you’re-not-normal-kind of losing your mind. I have to consciously fight the desire to cry big tears when I think of the brokenness all around us. I’m reading Interrupted and spending … Continue reading

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2015 Reflection and 2016 Expectation

2015 in review: Austin turned 15, completed his freshman year of high school and began his sophomore year. He competed in track and joined the HHS football team. And the big one: he got his learners’ permit! I accepted a … Continue reading

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Does God Still Heal?

The Bible is full of miracles. I’ve seen miracles myself. God has healed me of some things, yet not of others. I’ve heard reports in my own family of someone being healed of a disease with such certainty that the … Continue reading

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Flashback – my first poem written during the deployment…

May is Military Family Appreciation month…and in honor of that, below I am sharing a glimpse into one of my nights during Justin’s deployment five years ago…  It’s 2010, and late that spring, on my 29th birthday, I said my goodbyes … Continue reading

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