Hope

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A few weeks ago as I was visiting my sister, we were walking from her house to the barn when I saw a huge feather on the ground in front […]

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Free Indeed!

Jul 1, 2014 by

What does it mean to be free? This is not a question that yields an easy answer. I started thinking about my life and wondering if I am truly free. […]

WithUsInMess

I used to dream about being the perfect mom. Certainly, it didn’t seem too unattainable…just raising a few kids…keeping life in order… everything running smoothly…and wonderful…and happy…and clean. Except this […]

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When it comes to the subject of my father, unfortunately there isn’t much to tell. His name was Robert. He and my mother weren’t married. He gave me a purple […]

“Aliza,” he said, and his voice sounded full so I craned my neck to listen closer and she was there, too, smiling, looking directly into my heart as he spoke. […]

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On a day of volunteering at a ministry that provides food to people in need, I was able to see clearly how God uses pain in our lives. As I […]

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I wonder how much of my life I have lived being color-blind. My soul knows that the cares of this life can camouflage even the most vibrant of God’s creations […]

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They say friends are the family we choose. For many of us family hasn’t always been easy. For some of us friendship hasn’t either. We’ve had wounds and disappointments and […]