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Entries tagged "travel"

February 8th 2015
Of all of the places I've gone, running the Champs-Élysées to the Eiffel Tower was my favorite. Best out &... READ MORE
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 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
November 12th 2013
The final few days of my trip with my Auntie Gay, AKA Zia Gaya, were relaxed. With all the walking... READ MORE
November 8th 2013
One of the big things on my bucket list was to see Venice. Everyone told us we had to go... READ MORE
November 7th 2013
A friend of mine from Bethesda, MD lives in Rome. Some friends of hers wanted to do a day trip... READ MORE
October 21st 2012
Ever feel completely alone? You have friends, family, acquaintances, coworkers, people who love you… yet you feel alone? My life is... READ MORE
October 16th 2012
Sometimes you set down roots. Sometimes you unfurl your wings. For 6 years, I've been half-heartedly setting down roots, settling for... 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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