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Seriously, You’re the Greatest!

Scripture and the church have always taken a dim view of flattery also because it perpetuates the deadliest of the Seven Deadly Sins: pride. Flattery, in short, is deadly for the giver and the receiver.

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Furnace of Adversity

We watched as the master glass-blower took a shapeless, ordinary-looking piece of glass, subjected it to the intense heat of a fiery furnace, and transformed it into a beautiful work of art.

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The Caregiving Saint

Under stress, caregivers often let their needs slide. At times I feel overwhelmed and resentful, utterly exhausted physically and emotionally. The good news is that our love not only survived but grew deeper. 

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My Micah 6:8 Story

I recognized why I was born: to walk humbly wherever God placed me, to seek justice for those whom I loved and cared for, and to show mercy to others. Striving to succeed was not a priority as much anymore.

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Bound By a Faith To-Do List

I remember lying in my hospital bed, staring at my Bible, thinking that if anytime was a good to read the Bible, that it would be in a hospital bed. I just couldn’t bring myself to do it.

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Saturday Lives

I wonder how many times you have experienced the “Saturday emotions” of the disciples when your hopes are dashed, the future is scary, and grief and disappointment abound. 

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My Lenten Focus

As I prepare myself spiritually this Lenten season to focus more intently on Christ’s sacrifice and resurrection, Carolyn’s words echo the thoughts of my heart. 

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