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July 7th 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even seen - don’t you think... 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 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
October 4th 2014
Cookies for Breakfast Being an adult, I've always loved the idea of ice cream or cookies for breakfast but rarely have... 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
June 21st 2014
"Life is pain because we expect it to go differently," says a beautiful zen Buddhist priest sitting in front of... READ MORE
April 19th 2014
I lost my Happy.  It seems to have taken a sabbatical and it's really affecting my life. Happy's nemesis, Worry, has been... READ MORE
September 29th 2013
Ever feel like something is missing? Like you're waiting for something but you can't put your finger on it? At church yesterday, Pastor... READ MORE
September 8th 2013
"It's not the pale moon that excites me, that thrills and delights me. Oh no... it's the nearness of you."... READ MORE
May 27th 2013
"God uses the journey from point A to help us understand what can happen when we get to point B." ...says a pastor... 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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