Category Archives: Faith

Gift Exchange

Every time I sit down to read or listen to Scripture lately, the word Beloved jumps out. Not some general greeting, not some non-descript hello, but “Beloved.” I know there are a million other ways to address the reader, but … Continue reading

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Walking through fire

Have you ever wanted to be a superhero? When I was little, I had my answer at the ready in case I was ever asked what superpowers I wanted to have bestowed upon me. Because someone was going to ask. … Continue reading

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Saying Yes

I want to say YES to God. Really I do. If He asks something of me, I want to do it without hesitation, without reservation, and without arguing. But that’s not what I do. Probably half the time, I want … Continue reading

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What is Your True Identity?

Have you ever wondered what it means that we are made in the image of God? An image is a reflection or a representation of something else. If we are made in the image of God, then we have to … Continue reading

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Searching for treasure

We were driving across a featureless landscape for a long time, looking for anything interesting to see on the hike we were planning. There was nothing in sight and our destination was near. Suddenly, the ground fell away and exploded … Continue reading

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Resolutions and Reflections

What a year it has been. I was talking with my family last night at dinner and we couldn’t believe that some of the things we were reminiscing about had happened in the last year. So many things to be … Continue reading

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Born

When we had our first child, my husband and I wondered how we would know what to do as our daughter grew older. We had no idea what to do with a ten-year-old, much less a teenager. Fortunately, she didn’t … Continue reading

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Betrothed

This weekend, we entered into the season of Advent. It’s a beautiful season of waiting, anticipating, and remembering. In keeping with the theme, we will wander slowly through the story of Jesus’ birth, stopping along the way to examine the … Continue reading

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True Thanksgiving

As we bring this month to a close and step into the season of Advent, we are reminded that all gratitude comes from the abundance we have in God. The water that turned into wine at the wedding in Cana … Continue reading

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