Day 13: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Invite

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This is an invitation to plant life, a wild seed, in healthy soil. Where are you scattering joy? Where are you tilling hope? I started a garden last year. With high hopes and focused expectations,

Day 8: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Truth

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Our bodies were made to hold the truth
like vessels of transport from one generation to the next
You are a truth, amiga. Your existence is mighty resistance.

Day 5: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Trust

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I’m used to being let down. I’m used to looking at myself through the lens of other women, instead of resting in the promise that I am fearfully and wonderfully made. When I look at another woman, I must know and feel, that she too is fearfully and wonderfully made.

Book Review: Of Mess and Moxie by Jen Hatmaker

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Of Mess and Moxie gives women permission to find grace and courage in all the ways they feel like their losing at life. When a woman goes through a mess, Jen reminds us it’s not because we’re failures; it’s because we’re alive, braving the world one story, one messed up lunch bag at a time.

Book Review: Reading People by Anne Bogel

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I’m an introvert? I beg your pardon? According to who? I’m an outgoing rockstar – in my head, behind a good book (never a bad one), and alone time is my soul language. Anne Bogel pegged me from a mile away with her new book, Reading People.

Teen Bible Review & Giveaway: Faithgirlz Backpack Bible

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Are you looking for a bible you can pack into your backpack, briefcase while traveling, your purse for work, or diaper bag without taking up too much room? The Follow Your Heart, faithgirlz, Backpack Bible is perfect for you or your teen.

#FiveMinuteFriday: Support (a poem)

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Support is much more than what we can buy. We can no longer buy our way out of guilt. We can no longer place money where we should place boundaries. Support is showing up and assisting the mending of our clipped wings or the clipped wings of our family and friends.

Book Review: Craving Connection by (in)courage, Edited by Crystal Stine

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I recommend this book to anyone craving a deeper connection to our disconnected world. These 30 stories will challenge us to turn off the TV and serve with our whole heart.