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Finding Strength to Love God When You're Weak

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A lot of the time, I am physically very weak. In fact, a lot of the time, I’m too tired to move. Too weak to lift my head off the table. Too exhausted to make myself a sandwich. So loving God with “all my strength” often doesn’t seem like a whole lot of love.

Help, My Body's Out of Control!

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I’m not sure how I got down this particular rabbit hole, but I ended up reading an article about body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs). And what I read crushed me.

Authentic Christianity Isn't About Losing Yourself

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We hear self-motivating phrases like “You do you”, “Just be yourself”, and “Live authentically” all the time. I’ll be honest, I have probably said a few of them myself. As this whole authenticity/just-be-yourself idea has gained momentum, I have found myself reflecting . . . what if the “self” we’re told to be is broken?

Can God Be Trusted? My Struggle with Asperger’s

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“Have you heard of Autism Spectrum Disorder?” David, my mission team leader, casually asked me while we were having lunch at Makassar, Indonesia, while on a mission trip.

Justice League: Heroes & Insecurities

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What makes a person a superhero? Would it be his superpowers? Or a track record of being undefeated?

4 Benefits of Being Weak

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Every society aspires to be successful or strong. In my tiny city-state, that has meant a constant effort to survive and to find stability and security over the past 50 years.

Orphan to Queen: What I’ve Learned from Esther

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“You can’t do this. You are not prepared for this kind of…