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Is Your Prayer Life Lifeless?

Like an actor “talking” on the phone. Like leaving a voicemail knowing no one would hear it. Like speaking into the wind. I knew what I should say, but I didn’t think much about...

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For When You Are World Weary

Weighing her down, the world sits Atlas-like on shoulders. Placed there by her life, her people, and people that aren’t even hers. If she’s honest, placed there by herself too. Beauty abounds. Blue skies....

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How Changing Your Focus Changes You

My five-year-old had just finished up a trial karate class. As he walked towards us, my two-year-old ran to him and hugged him like he hadn’t just been playing with him less than an...

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How to Be Happy According to Science and God

My jaw is sore. I can’t tell you when exactly, but I’ve been clenching my teeth. Maybe it was when the two-year-old melted down faster than a candle stuck in a birthday cake that...

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Scared Out of My Words

“I don’t wanna and I’m not gonna and you can’t make me.” No, I’m not quoting my two-year-old. It’s an adult. Well, he didn’t say this word-for-word. It’s my paraphrase of a Biblical hero...