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But You Are Not Like That

Last night as our Bible Study group sat on my patio, the friend next to me started chuckling and said, "Wow, we are definitely in our thirties, aren't we? We look like it and even our mannerisms give it away." It made me laugh because it is just so very true. Because we are in… Continue reading But You Are Not Like That

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A Reminder About Who You Are

Let's take a quick minute to celebrate the fact that we made it to SEPTEMBER. Remember back in March when everything went off the rails and September seemed to be eons away? Light years, even. And yet, here we are! We can do hard things! Hard things take their toll though, don't they? I don't… Continue reading A Reminder About Who You Are

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Some Thoughts on Turning Thirty-Six

Yes, you read that correctly. Thirty-Six. Not the usual "Things I've learned by age 30"...or 40 or even 35. Nope. Thirty-Six. Because honestly, if you're having a birthday in #theyearthatshallnotbenamed, you have thoughts, amirite? I do not typically find myself being reflective on my birthday, but this one is different. Along with being my birthday,… Continue reading Some Thoughts on Turning Thirty-Six

Devotionals

Pride is a (Not So) Funny Thing

True story: Today, my son brought home a toothbrush and toothpaste from preschool, courtesy of a local dentist who donated his time to come talk to the students about proper oral hygiene. I asked my son what the dentist told them, to which he replied, “He said, ‘I want you to brush your teeth for… Continue reading Pride is a (Not So) Funny Thing

Book Reviews

Book Review: Afraid Of All The Things, by Scarlet Hiltibidal

Synopsis (From Lifeway.com) What does the gospel say about your fears? What does it say about the irrational ones, like sinkholes in the Target parking lot? How does it speak to the rational ones, like pet scan predictions? And does the gospel have a word for the fears you feel you'll have for life, like… Continue reading Book Review: Afraid Of All The Things, by Scarlet Hiltibidal

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Five Christian Organizations That Are Worth Your Investment

Everyone talks about serving and giving and praying, but have you ever felt like you aren't sure where to begin? With so much need and so many organizations addressing those needs, it can seem daunting. Below I am sharing about five different Christian organizations that I believe are well worth your investment. And by "investment",… Continue reading Five Christian Organizations That Are Worth Your Investment