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After the Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

I’ve been watching the tidal wave gathering steam over our nation. It’s been rolling and building strength as the days and years pass.  It amazes me how the American culture has become so opposed to offending people, but so fearless about offending God. Fueled by

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When Poverty And Helplessness Are Good

It happened on March 15, 2015 – our first day on the slopes over spring break. That morning I was giddy. Kind of like a child waking up on Christmas morning. We started the day under a clear sky and bright sun. Our family was

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The Holy Spirit’s Role in Christian Life

Worship Sundays . . . because God is beautiful. With incomparable glory and goodness, he steals our breath and fills us with awestruck wonder. He is more than worthy of our adoration and praise.    “Now it is God who makes both us and you

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Spiritual Motherhood: A Lifelong Calling

Two of my children have flown the coop. They’re soaring now far from home. A day’s drive away, there are no quick visits for lunch, dinner, or shopping. I miss them desperately. Our youngest is just two years away from college. We’re soaking in the

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Fully Known. Wholly Loved.

  Have you ever thought to yourself, “If they knew everything about me (and I mean EVERYTHING), they wouldn’t like me so much.” So you hide your skeletons in the closet, shut and lock the door, then throw away the key. Around certain people, you

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Texas A&M Students Inspiring Response To Hatred

   Hi friend!  You’ve probably heard of Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas. They’re notorious for their hatred.   The members of Westboro Baptist Church descended on the Texas A&M campus where my two oldest kids were students. For years, we

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How to Find Joy in the Ordinary

Hi friend! I see you there faithfully going through the motions of everyday life. You clean, you wash, you work, you pay bills, you go to practices and games. You study and go to class. You deal with challenges and cranky people in the workplace.

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