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Choosing Contentment

July 17, AD 2015 0 Comments
Choosing Contentment

A few years ago, a mission trip took me to a small church in Africa. The sights the smells and the culture will forever shape my life. The experience was life-altering in ways I can’t begin to describe. On one particular night, I was on duty in the back section of the church with a […]

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Peace for the Covetous Heart

July 2, AD 2015 0 Comments
Peace for the Covetous Heart

Of all the commandments, “Thou shalt not covet,” never seemed the most difficult. I knew that I could be materialistic, could focus on things over people, and could be envious of another’s success. Yet, I told myself that most times I would never want something bad enough to take it from someone else. Of course, […]

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Waking Up to Your Vocation

November 20, AD 2014 3 Comments
Waking Up to Your Vocation

“Morning bells are ringing, morning bells are ringing…” As a mom to a toddler and a preschooler, I spend a lot of time listening to “kids’ songs.” So it isn’t surprising that I was thinking about the words to “Frere Jacques” the other day.  In the English translation most of us sing about how “morning […]

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