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It’s Not a Competition

There are too many amazing people in my life. And I don’t necessarily mean successful ones. Sunday’s Sermon reminded us that Jeremiah was a “failed” prophet. He never was able to persuade one person to follow the Lord. But Jeremiah wasn’t a failure. Because maybe the point wasn’t His ability to change people. Maybe the […]

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I Am

I am. Our children’s pastor shared a sermon yesterday that politely smacked me in the face. See, I have this issue of being a control freak. As a writer, I create worlds. And I very much want this one to be my own. I like to dictate who I am in any moment, how my […]

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The Big Breath Mantra

Parenting is hard. A lot of things are hard, but I digress.  The phrase “His mercies are new every day,” keeps hitting me like a ton of bricks. My mercies are hardly ever new. They’re barely refurbished. I can hold a grudge so hard, it’s a miracle if it doesn’t break apart in my hand. […]