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Dec 09, 2022

The Christmas Slippers

The weekly cleaning is in full swing. I’m in fine fettle, swishing here, swooshing there; the dust is flying. Returning from the basement on a mission, I crest the top

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Dec 07, 2022

Surrendering to despair or to joy

In seasons of disappointment, we have a choice. We can become demoralized, dis-couraged, and depressed. When despair is all that the heart can see, it’s so easy to give way

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Dec 01, 2022

On treating men

Recently, I’ve been trying something new. Any woman who’s been hurt by a man or objectified by a man will be tempted to believe something insidious. That would be a

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Nov 08, 2022

Why I voted today

I cast my vote today. In a country church surrounded by cornfields, the line stretched long. Waiting my turn, I watched, quiet, thinking, listening. Around me, good-hearted citizens were volunteering,

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Nov 07, 2022

Super Bowl should end with x’s, o’s, and apologies

By the time this column goes to print, that annual festival of the pigskin known as the Super Bowl will have concluded. Every year, millions of us gather in living

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Oct 28, 2022

How to Begin Healing From Trauma

I’m sharing this video again today by reader request. I am passionate about this topic because of my own healing journey. Trauma is like a medical condition. Until you know

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Oct 27, 2022

Why I don’t fear missing out on God’s will

I’m writing today to set to rest a fear that many Christians seem to have; that being, “I’m scared I’m going to miss what God has planned for my life.”

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Oct 25, 2022

You don’t have to go fishing (you can let them go)

It came to me on the heels of a big mistake. For months, I’d suffered from brain fog, my short-term memory just shot to the hot place. “But I told

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Oct 20, 2022

Why you don’t always have to look for God (and what you can do instead)

On my way out the lane today, I stopped. These moments are so fleeting that the heart longs to capture them. To hold them in one’s hands, turning them ’round

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Oct 14, 2022

Running the Last One In

Behind me, trails wind like grosgrain ribbons through the woods and over open expanses of grass. The thundering herd has passed by and, with it, the last of our four

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