Faith + Life

The Gift of Meeting a Need (Part 2)

If you missed part 1, head over and read it now! Diving into winter coats, we headed out the front door to what I desperately hoped would not be a complete disaster. I prayed every step of the way, asking God to either […]

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The Gift of Meeting a Need (Part 1)

Proverbs 25:21 – 22 says, “If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the Lord will reward you.” We once […]

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Trade Stress for Joy This Christmas

As we approach the holiday season, it appears that the push to get us into the festive mood and full of Christmas cheer begins earlier each year. By mid-​​​​October, retail outlets are reminding us to deck the halls and drain […]

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Dancing Leaves: God’s Spirit in Our Lives

Oh, how I love this time of year. The vibrant colors, and smells of fall are just such a joy to my heart! While walking the other day, I noticed the bright orange and yellow fall leaves “dancing” on the ground all around […]

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God Used Depression to Set Me Free

There was a time in my life when I felt completely ashamed of letting people see into my struggles with depression. There was a time when I would have never told anyone that I was taking medication and seeing a therapist for my “issues.” But now, by God’s grace, […]

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What a Sand Dollar Taught Me about God

This past week my friend Hyunjoo and I decided to go to Newport Beach here in southern California. For the first time we got to see the sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Needless to say, it was stunning in color as […]

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