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Do you have the Courage to Be You?

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Do you have the courage to be you? That is the question my friend Jenny Williamson asks readers in her new book, and it’s a question that changed her life and set her on a journey of discovering her, “water-walking, giant-slaying, history-making destiny.” I’m so excited to share Jenny’s book with you today. If you’ve been around […] Read more…

Released: 30 Days to Stand for Freedom

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Have you heard that there are more slaves now than in any time in history? Do you ever wonder how you can help? Would you take a step to learn more and pray if it would make a difference? I invite you to download the free ebook RELEASED: 30 Days to Stand for Freedom.  If you’ve been reading […] Read more…

A mom who writes (and why failure can be sweet)

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This dream of being a writer — it’s been around a long time, though  it has evolved over the years. And lately I’ve been thinking about the journey I’ve had. (Being part of Holley Gerth’s God-Sized Dream Team has helped me to pause and reflect. It’s funny how when you’re on the path of pursuing your dream, whether you’re just […] Read more…

A cause I care about…

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I was so excited when Holley invited us to write about our favorite non-profit today. If you’ve been here for a while, you know how I first got involved with the issue of child trafficking. And you also know how helping at the non-profit Courage Worldwide has changed my life. The more I use my passion […] Read more…

A typical day in my life?

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When I read Holley’s topic for this week’s God-sized dream post–to write about a typical day–I smiled. A typical day? It seems like there hasn’t really been one around here lately. :) If I look at just last week, I see the surprises that unexpectedly inserted themselves into my schedule… Sometimes very welcome (finding out last Friday […] Read more…

Barbed Wire Butterflies

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I got a package not too long ago in the mail–a small, manila envelope. Not remembering if I had ordered anything, I was curious about what was inside. I opened the envelope and pulled out a securely wrapped bundle of bubble wrap. Gently, I pulled apart the wrapping. Inside was a small, brown box with […] Read more…

#BeCourageous

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My mother-in-law gave me a ceramic plant decoration a while ago that I absolutely love: It has special meaning to me, not only because it’s from her, but because of my involvement with Courage Worldwide, helping girls who have been victims of sex trafficking. I’ve seen more courage in the last couple of years than I […] Read more…