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Entries tagged "looking to god"

October 11th 2014
Now that the Women of Worth Conference in Zambia is finished and all of us caught up on our sleep,... READ MORE
October 10th 2014
The last day of the Women of Worth Conference in Zambia was an emotional time for our team and the... 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 6th 2014
Today, I tell a story with photos. First, because there were so many (275 to be exact). Second, because it's... 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
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
January 19th 2014
"I've gotta finish writing this email. Someone just tweeted me. What about that proposal? Crap, have the dogs been walked?... READ MORE
May 28th 2012
"As you accept this gift, know you are an acceptable gift."  These are wise and comforting words from Pastor Todd at Church... READ MORE
February 24th 2012
New Year's Resolutions in January, giving up things for Lent in February and March... it seems like we keep making... 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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