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6 Ways to Take Your Relationship Deeper

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When my family and I moved across continents, our lives were stripped down, and being in a new place made everything about three steps harder.

A Letter to the Wandering Eye 

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Hey. Over your latte, I saw the worry in your eyes. I know this isn’t who you want to be; you never wanted to be attracted elsewhere, you thought you would always be contented in your marriage.

5 Practical Ways to Savor Christ this Christmas

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Last year, my kids and I snuggled up to read a Christmas story. It’s the story of a boy whose parents are determined to throw him an epic birthday party—replete with guests, food, decor and party favors.

How Saying "No" Leaves Room for "Yes!"

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It should have been a peaceful weekend. My overloaded brain and heart certainly could have used the downtime. Instead, I found myself stuck for two and a half hours in the car with three of my kids in standstill traffic

7 Prayers for Those Battered by Natural Disasters

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Like many of you, my eyes have riveted on stories about hurricanes Irma, Jose, Katia, and Maria, which have dismantled the lives of thousands across the Caribbean. Added to these are the earthquakes in Mexico, the pummelling by Hurricane Harvey, and wildfires which have torched the western portion of the USA.

Stop Being Perfect, Start Being Holy

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I remember a time back in high school, running hard after God. I thought if I could have one thing in the world, it was holiness. Maybe it sounds to you like it did to me: Intently focused on God. Uber-spiritual, even.

I’m An Extrovert and I’m Embarrassed by It

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Is anyone else out there guilty of subtly rigging your own personality assessment? You know what I’m talking about.

When I Don’t Have Clarity on God’s Will

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We weren’t clearly “called” to Africa. That I know. Though I’d longed to work overseas from the time my hair was in pigtails, my husband hadn’t felt it would best utilize the way he was made.