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The Humbling Witness of Unshakable Faith
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The Humbling Witness of Unshakable Faith

As God gifts us with a child, He opens a Mother’s heart in an indescribable way. A love once unfathomed, now is birthed. It is a love that serves as the closest thing on earth to the Father’s love for us. But it leaves a Mother with her heart tender and unprotected. An easy target for wounding….

When Life Is Hard and Marriage Hurts {Rising Above Unhappy Times}
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When Life Is Hard and Marriage Hurts {Rising Above Unhappy Times}

Honestly, the memories are still fresh. They’ve long passed and healed, yet they’ve left scars.  Not scars that remind me of pain, but scars forever reminding me of the power and hope of a God who saves.   Life was upside down. Our once chaotic, yet predictably peaceful existence as a family of four had…

Thankful for the Miracle of Adoption
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Thankful for the Miracle of Adoption

This month is National Adoption Month. As many of you know, we are an adoptive family. Our youngest,  Selah, was adopted in April of 2011 when she was just two months short of 5 years old. Adoption is a gift – a miracle of God’s unfailing love. A love we are humbled by and thankful for. So, on this day before Thanksgiving, I want to give tribute to God, adoption, and family.
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When Your Commitment Feels Too Difficult
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When Your Commitment Feels Too Difficult

Why is Commitment So Difficult? It, for sure, looks incredibly exciting at first glance. Even glamorous. An answer to prayer. A dream come true. As I stood at the bottom of Camelback Mountain, I was excited! It was a beautiful day. The view was spectacular. I was thinking of the goal – a panoramic view…