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Avoiding a Helper Smack Down

Discover the Hidden Pain of Dismissal and the Healing Power of Genuine Connections

Using the Tender Voice of a Helper During Conflict

A handful of candy bars imploded my 7th-grade summer vacation. On the first day of freedom, my best friend and I stood in the aisle of our 7-11 store, holding the money for our first Slurpee of the season. As we waited in the back of a long line, she studied the rows...

Defining Moments Disguised as Disappointments

As I sat on my grandmother’s back porch sipping sun tea, my two-year-old daughter, Jordan, toddled close to me, whispering, “tiny hole.” As I tried to decipher her message, I studied her eyes and noticed a look of urgency. I mentally traced her steps. Everything...

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Life in the Waiting Room

Life in the Waiting Room

Replace the “I’ll Be Happy When” Mindset with the Joy of Here and Now “The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.” Psalm 103:8 NIV When you are experiencing a season of unknowns, do you feel like everything has to be resolved before you...

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Let Your Faith Take Flight

Let Your Faith Take Flight

Life threatens to make us weary.  Endless deadlines, responsibilities, and to-do lists overwhelm us. We long for a way to escape when we feel we can no longer endure. The words, you should,and I need become heavy weights of expectation. It is impossible to rise above...

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When Prayer Feels Like a One Handed Clap

When Prayer Feels Like a One Handed Clap

How did you feel the last time you whispered, “Amen”? Sometimes, I finish praying and hope I said the right words. If I’m not careful, a prayer that started with promise begins to trail off and becomes more like a task to complete rather than a sacred time with my...

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