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“Move on” Book Giveaway (new from Vicki Courtney)

When I come across anything (book, sermon, blog, or hard conversation) that calls me out on my junk–I’m in. Now I haven’t always been this girl. Mostly, I was the Christian-faker. I could “play church” […]

but pain can have meaning

While Jesus was here on earth, he offered prayers and pleadings, with a loud cry and tears, to the one who could rescue him from death. And God heard his prayers because of his deep […]

Why Faith?

want to deepen your understanding of faith? consider the book: want to walk your own story of faith with the men & women of the Bible? consider the study: DVD teaching sessions (preview above) available […]

my Jesus writes in the sand

And once more he bent down and wrote on the ground Today my kids started their day with a piece of microwaveable sausage on a stick wrapped in a spongy pancake, and ended their day […]

5 Year Redemptive Anniversary (a remembering)

There are days when my summer of sanctification (aka: writing Named by God) seems so far behind me that I must mind-squint just to see it. And then, there are days when it is so fresh […]

My Ambien-Induced, Parenting Epiphany

This Morning > 1:30 am Justin: “Kasey…Kasey…KASEY!!!” (frustration intensifies) Lake: “mawwwwwwwwm” (in 6-year old whimper-whine voice) Lake: “maaaaaaawm, I threw up.” (real pathetic-like) Me: “huh? what?!? what tha heck?!? … HONEY! THAT’S MY BEST SPATULA!!!” (in […]