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Entries tagged "being a christian"

November 29th 2014
While driving through the cornfields of Iowa on my way home from Colorado, I heard God's voice for the first... READ MORE
October 26th 2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014 Skyline Drive in Shenandoah early on a Saturday morning in late October. The leaves are close to... READ MORE
October 18th 2014
   It's weird not being "busy". Our alarms go off at dawn (which is really early here). We're not in bed... READ MORE
October 17th 2014
Missions work is 90% presence & 10% performance.        On our third and final day of the Women of Worth Conference in... READ MORE
October 16th 2014
5am iPhone alarms ringing in different tones down the echoing hallway of the ladies "dorm" at the Ave Maria Retreat... READ MORE
October 13th 2014
On our last full day in Zambia (Saturday, Oct 11), we headed off to Kalingalinga and Garden to visit Kids... READ MORE
October 9th 2014
Adventure is doing something you've never done before without expectations or a plan. It's my first international mission trip and it's... READ MORE
October 7th 2014
The Women of Worth Conference: Zambia kicked off bright and early today at Church of God Zambia Region Headquarters. A... READ MORE
October 5th 2014
It's Sunday here in Lusaka, Zambia and that means worship. Big, beautiful worship of God and all His blessings filled... READ MORE
June 29th 2014
I'm not waiting around anymore. It's time for me to do something.   HOW THIS HAPPENED: Last November I was scrolling through my... READ MORE
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The Loss of My First Love
December 21, 2015
December 2004.  Sacramento, California. Freshly divorced. Adoption day.   Your foster mom brought you over. We watched you intently. You took in
The Secrets of Letting Go
August 26, 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she
No More Should-ing On Myself
July 7, 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even
Struggling With Purpose
June 13, 2015
The breeze blows through big open windows rustling the white drapes. The oppressive heat hasn’t fully arrived yet
As You Are. Not As You Should Be.
April 21, 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.
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