My One Word 2018

Next Level Life: Stewardship

It’s just after Christmas and the bulk of the hustle and bustle has soared by in a blur of sprinkles and gift receipts. In this quiet, contemplative time before we enter the new year, I am thinking about my life, particularly about stewardship. Maybe you’re thinking about your life too. What are your dreams, hopes,…

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Thanksgiving in Action

Thanksgiving in Action

My favorite meal is Thanksgiving dinner. Turkey, stuffing, gravy, and all the accoutrements make me feel warm and satisfied. When I was a child, my dad’s mom set up folding tables end to end with her dining room table to create one massive table for the whole family to sit togetherĀ and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner. Once…

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SUNRISE: No Clouds, No Glory

SUNRISE: No Clouds, No Glory

On Wednesday this week, heeding my predawn morning alarm was especially difficult. The past couple of weeks have been an exhausting whirlwind, containing too much running around and wildly inconsistent October weather. The shifting temperatures and wonky barometric pressure have rendered me a sniffly, wiped-out mess. However, it’s that time of year when I get…

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The Lost Seashell

The Lost Seashell

For a week in July this past summer, I had the honor of serving the Lord with my husband and 11-year old daughter on a missions trip in Antigua. We worked hard during the week we were there. The team was busy running a vacation bible school, feeding the homeless, and doing street ministry. After…

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