Waiting Makes Us Lazy Christians

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//It would be easier to tune out from the world. I’m always tempted. Social media is flooded with hateful rhetoric. I dare say, absent of productive and forward-thinking conversations. We tune out and focus on what’s

We Will Be Held Accountable for Our Poor

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2015 My (then) fiance and I sat elbow to elbow in a booth at a local eatery called The Pig Stand – the type of eatery where your legs get stuck to the booth when

Book Review: Play With Fire

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Bianca Juárez Olthoff is the Chief Storyteller at The A21 Campaign, a global anti-human trafficking organization. She is author of Play with Fire: Discovering Fierce Faith, Unquenchable Passion, and a Life-Giving God.  Comparing her deliverance

Emerging from the Cave in Pursuit of Wonder and Adventure

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The rain rumbles in like a creeping mist. It greets my kitchen window with melancholy pursuit. Outside of the window, under the command of the rain, the leaves on the coral vine dance with passionate

#FiveMinuteFriday: Path

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is PATH. Below is five minutes of free flow writing. The forward slashes indicate where the timer started and ended. Go! The adventure begins when

#FiveMinuteFriday: Team

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is TEAM. Below is five minutes of free flowing writing. The forward slashes indicate where the timer started and ended. Go! //How do we achieve

3 Ways to Connect With God When You Aren’t Well Versed in Quoting Scripture

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Is that possible? Can God be here if I don’t have a scripture handy? Remember the book of Ruth? God is not mentioned once. Yet, He was all over that story. He was woven into

All The Earth Is My Body – When I Accepted My Stretchmarks

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If you told me I would have a baby at 20 years old, I would have laughed. Instead, I cried. I cried a lot. Enough to fill a canyon. God makes us ready for blessings

#FiveMinuteFriday: Hidden

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is HIDDEN. Below is five minutes of free flowing writing. The forward slashes indicate where the timer started and ended. Go! // I’m digging through the

Re-Centering My Spirit: A FB Hiatus & What I’m Learning About Being Fully Present

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It’s hard for me to completely unplug from Facebook. I’m a compulsive Facebook checker/scroller/commenter/cheerleader/opinionater. It’s not something I’m especially proud of. After we married, my husband purchased a book for me which gave me a