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This is the rigorous life of love worth living, love that opens the world to us, that leads us toward discovery and transformation.
It’s not what you do every now and then, but what you do everyday, that changes everything.
It’s not just about what you give; it’s about the heart behind the giving. God loves a cheerful giver
Spun. Some guy with a mullet and loud voice had lobbed that one word my way. In all his 1989 wisdom, he had flicked his feathered hair back and snorted…
Maybe hard things just keep calling you because you’re meant to answer to higher and better things.
Christmas comes for our grief. Christmas comes for the sadness we can’t speak out loud, Christmas comes to crush all our dark, Christmas comes for our wounded ache.
If you let something steal your thanksgiving, you let something steal your joy, and if you let something steal your joy, you let something steal your strength.
The Lord taught me how to sigh in pain, how to weep in gladness, and how to trust during days of hope deferred.
The notes may have kept bravely playing after Vegas, but this week in Thousand Oaks, it felt like the music died. They were all line dancing, linked and toe tapping,…
What if we could learn to “see through” to the deeper meaning of things and discover the beauty and love of God?
I judged my parenting based on whether my children were successful, polite, and kind. I judged my own value based on those standards as well.
We believe that home exists to serve people, not the other way around.
Sometimes the bread I’m sent just isn’t the bread I want.
You can’t make a difference until you listen to the world differently than everyone else does.
In the span of God’s wide and rowdy family, we all belong to one another and there is no such thing as other people’s children.
Let’s talk — I’d love for us to get to know each other…
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