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0 In faith

What I’m Most Grateful For This Season

Like all of us during the thanksgiving season, I’ve been thinking about what I’m grateful for. Of course I’m grateful for my husband and daughter, our family, our health. But in this particular season that we are in, I am especially grateful for vision. This is a season where we are working with hope and faith of what is to come, a season where we are walking in obedience despite seeing the fruit or immediate answer to our prayers. A…

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1 In life

The Post I Wish I Didn’t Have to Write

This is the post that I wish I didn’t have to write, but it appears that we all need a holy reminder. Please know that this isn’t a response to either candidates but a response to our collective reaction to all of it. I’m not sure I was prepared for the day after the election. I know it happens every four years, but this time around felt so very different. The emotions were high, the fear was real, the division…

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0 In family

Life Lessons I’ve Learned as a New Mom

We are five months and some change into this parenting thing. It’s been a blessing, a joy and an absolute stress-mare at times. If you would have asked me when Esther was a month old how I was enjoying motherhood. I would have answered bluntly with tears in my eyes, “I’m not. I’m questioning every decision I’ve ever made.”  Not pretty, but beautifully honest.  If you ask me now, I’d pleasantly say “We’re making it. It’s a lot of fun,…

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0 In faith

Is Your God Bigger Than Your Worry?

I’m a big worrier. I have been all of my life. The truth is that at any given moment half of me is in a land consumed with what ifs and bad endings. The other night, after I fed Esther around 4:30, I couldn’t go to sleep. For an hour I laid in bed filled with anxiety, that seemed to have come out of nowhere. But the truth is it’s always there, hanging around just below the surface. What if…

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