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Running Together

David and I after my first 5K I started running this past year. I was looking for a new way to exercise, something that got me away from my basement exercise equipment and into the world around me. Plus, to be honest, I hoped I could run some with my extremely athletic husband and join […]

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Looking for Jesus

A few years ago, I started reading the Daldriada series by Christian fiction author Phyllis Keels. What I loved most about the series was how I could see Jesus moving in the world around the characters, in the hearts of the characters, and through their lives to touch others. I was always looking for Jesus […]

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When Things Go from Bad to Worse

When we first met Sam, we had no idea how much he would teach us about living out your faith when things seem to go from bad to worse. My husband David started taking guitar lessons from Sam many years ago. Sam plays guitar professionally. He is a gifted guitarist and guitar teacher. Through their […]

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Appreciating One Another’s Gifts

Sarah (left) and Emily (right) with their sister Katie at the baby shower My daughters Emily and Sarah recently hosted a baby shower for their sister Katie. I watched in awe as our home was transformed into bright, welcoming place with beautiful decorations and delightful food. Emily and Sarah are gifted in the ability to […]

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Handling Disappointment

Patrick on deck at the Pfeiffer University pool A few days ago, the athletic director at my son’s college called Patrick and the other members of the varsity swim team together and told them the university had decided to stop having a swim team. In one fell swoop, hopes and dreams were slashed; great sorrow […]

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Life out of Death

My friend’s daughter-in-law went for her routine prenatal exam . . . and there was no heartbeat. After praying for, celebrating, and naming their little boy, this young couple—and all of us who loved them—were confronted with a new and very different outcome than planned. Yet, in the days that followed, I watched as that […]

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