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Why I Sketchnote My Bible Study, Even Though I’m NOT an Artist

The Unraveling of Bible-Reading Resolutions About this time of year, people’s resolve to stick to their New Year’s resolutions quickly unravels. The passion fizzles out. You miss a day or two (which so often can turn into six or seven before you even blink!) and now you feel hopelessly behind. You know you should read your Bible, but you can’t …

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Why America’s Abortions Are My Fault, Too

I’ve been mulling over this post all week, hesitant to hit “publish” for fear of being misunderstood. My prayer is that as you read, you will hear my heart’s cry beyond the words and be moved to repentance with me… “I’m having an abortion tomorrow.” Her voice was flat. I gripped the phone tighter, the wind knocked out of me. …

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I Have a Dream… and It’s Too Small

Fifty-one years ago, Martin Luther King Jr stood in front of the Lincoln Memorial and boldly declared “I have a dream!” What followed was a prophesy, a battle plan, a path for others to follow. In the face of racism and oppression, MLK shared his heart and his hope: I have a dream that one day, down in Alabama, with …

My One Word 2014: Intentional

I want to be more intentional in how I live these next 365 days. I want to be more intentional in how I interact with my husband–loving, supporting, and dreaming with him. I want to be more intentional in how I spend time with my daughter and create memories that I can look back on fondly. I want to be …

It’s a Wrap–Philippians and Beyond

Thank you to all who have studied Philippians with me this last month!  I’ll be honest: it didn’t go the way I envisioned it, but I learned a lot about God, myself, this blog, and you–wonderful women, you! My hope and prayer is that as you read through Philippians, you found the Holy Spirit working in you more joy, more …