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SPEAKING

Messages that equip, encourage, engage.

WRITING

So many words, so little time.

From my front porch to yours, you’ve found a safe space for sharing stories. Mine are wrapped up in faith, family, friendship — and books! How about yours? We’ll talk about all the things that matter, and a few that are just for fun.

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Five Minute Friday

Loved in Your Language :: Five Minute Friday

I'm linking up today with other bloggers to write for five quick minutes on the one word LOVED. To read other essays, drop by here. We've been talking about the Fruit of the Spirit in church lately. You know them. Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness and Self-Control There they are in big blue letters so...

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Loved in Your Language :: Five Minute Friday
Missions

When Those Who Cannot Go, Give :: Trades of Hope

Her name was Sandra and we made an instant connection. She was the only Honduran woman I'd met who spoke beautiful English. And, she bore the name of my little sister. On my second trip to Honduras, I was asked to share a Bible study with the local women. A circle of chairs was set up in the grass outside the church in the mountain village of...

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When Those Who Cannot Go, Give :: Trades of Hope
InspirationalSlice of Life

5 Benefits of Celebration

We don't have enough celebrations in our lives. Sure, we do the big ones -- holidays, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, new jobs, new babies. But how often do we pause to celebrate the victories in our lives? The overcoming, persevering, repenting, renewing? I witnessed two such celebrations this week. A brave woman stood before a supportive...

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5 Benefits of Celebration