MEET INGRID

Thanks for dropping by! My front porch is always open.

TELL YOUR STORIES

Our stories matter. Can I help you share yours?

SPEAKING

Messages that equip, encourage, engage.

WRITING

So many words, so little time.

Welcome! I love stories. Do you? I’ll share a few here and invite you to capture and share some of your own. Leave your e-mail address and I’ll send you Slice of Life Notes, a weekly message with links to blog posts and a few extras written just for you!
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Faith

In Facing Painful Emotions, Do We Become Whole?

Anger, fear, jealousy, despair, contempt, shame. In His humanity, God suffered every painful emotion He allows to enter our lives, and He suffers them still as He walks through the highs and lows in the lives of His children, His co-heirs with Christ. The words “value” and “place” have two different meanings, especially when considered in...

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In Facing Painful Emotions, Do We Become Whole?
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To Capture a Legacy in Stories

Six years ago, I sat down with my Dad and asked him to tell me some of his stories. I'd heard a lot of them, but once he got going, Dad surprised both of us with all the things he remembered about growing up in a small town during The Great Depression and all the jobs he'd held in his lifetime. I had a reason for asking Dad to share some...

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To Capture a Legacy in Stories
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When the Seasons of Life Seem All Too Brief

Autumn is showing its colors in the valley this week and I can hardly contain myself. Looking out my kitchen window or hiking out to the cabin, I'm surrounded by beauty. This season is my favorite, but it's all too brief. I wait for it as I notice the quality of the sun changing in August and hear the first chirps of the peepers on the pond....

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When the Seasons of Life Seem All Too Brief