Beautiful Feet: The Spa-​​less Secret

My husband and I entered our home upon our return from a three-​​​​week missions trip to Asia. I immediately removed my favorite leather sandals and parked them near the door. “These need a disinfectant sole scrub,” I said. “There’s no way I’m wearing them into […]

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Our Greatest Gift to God

“I need you to clean your room, please.” Simple enough, right? Well, not so much with a teenager. I asked my daughter to clean her room a while ago, but instead she decided to walk the dog, make cookies, and empty the […]

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The Gospel for the Weak Mom

"I thought parenting was going to portray my strengths, never realizing God had ordained it to reveal my weaknesses." —Dave Harvey 106 degrees. I stood leaning against the port-​​​​a-​​​​potty dutifully eating a Lunchables, trying not to taste the smell that only an […]

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Why You Don't Have to Prove Yourself

It’s difficult to not feel pressure in a society that praises works, beauty and monetary status, when all you’re trying to concern your mind with is how your life will be used to glorify God. How can you be sure you’re following […]

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The Best Kind of Confidence

“Being confident of this, that He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion.” —Philippians 1:6 My confidence suffered a hefty blow! An event I was scheduled to speak at cancelled. Though their reasons had nothing to do […]

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The Myth of BFFs

The myth of Best Friends Forever (aka BFF) can be difficult to live up to. Movies and television shows would have us believe in highly unrealistic, uncomplicated, and forever lasting friendships despite the differences of the women involved. These narratives […]

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