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5 Tips to Rekindle a Friendship

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Is there a friend you’ve been meaning to check up on? Someone you have been thinking about for a while now but haven’t talked to recently?

I Felt Insignificant in God's Kingdom

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Even though I was following the Lord’s leading into this new routine, I felt insignificant. My behind-the-scene role in motherhood seemed less appealing to me. I felt that God was not using me much in His Kingdom anymore.

When Did You Last Stop for A Coffee Break?

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A month and a half ago, I got a message from a friend who was newly married and in grad school. Life was busy, he told me, and asked how my husband and I managed our time when we were first married.

ODJ: relational navigation

Our family truly enjoys the thrills and adrenaline rush found in theme park rides. One recent ride we braved included a 170 foot drop. During the intense ride, I lost my bearings at one point and had no idea where we were headed. I was no longer in control, but simply hurtling down a twisting, turning track.Whether through the decisions made by other people or events beyond our human control, we c

ODJ: changeless

She said to him, “I don’t want to try to fix our marriage. It’s over.” What had started with such high hopes and evident love was now a cold, lifeless thing. My friend desired to see renewal and restoration in their relationship, but his wife made it clear that the two of them had changed and that their marriage would soon end.

Sadly, human relationships are often fickle and l

ODJ: crooked house

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Wobbly, woozy, unsteady. These words all describe the appearance of the Crooked House—the most photographed house in all of Poland. One observer commented that the structure looks as if it is “melting or sagging from exhaustion”. Designer Szotynscy Zaleski purposely created the exterior to feature few straight lines and the result is an architectural ode to a funho