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“If you are looking for more freedom or faith in your life, listen to these ladies. They know what they are talking about, because they have lived it.” ~Jeff Goins, Author of Wrecked

His Words to Comfort Not Mine (Michelle D. Howe)

I truly have no words to offer you right now because I’m hurting and grieving the loss of a very dear encourager in my life.  She was one of my biggest cheerleaders and I probably never told her that.  I’m struggling to find purpose again and move forward.  As just as I write this, God [...]

Two are Better than One, Tammy Bolt Werthem

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down his friend can help him up. But pity the one who falls and has no one to help him up. Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 Remember that commercial with the old lady screaming: Help! I have fallen and I can’t [...]

Your Fears Aren’t in Charge, or, Are They? (Why You’re Not Asking for Support), Jenny Price

Fears whisper. Fears scream. Fears languish, confront, and steal. Fears are cruel, and mean. Your fears are real, and when you know them, when you uncover them, and when you REPLACE them with The Truth – everything changes. Fears only win when you let them. You talked about FEAR today. I asked these two simple [...]

5 Essential Sayings Everyone Needs to Hear and Say Daily (Michelle D. Howe)

As I was driving my girls to school today, I heard the DJ stop and pause then say, “I love you” – not just to his co-host but to everyone listening and then he said, “thank you.”  Weird thing is this radio station is a secular station and I don’t usually listen in the morning [...]

When Your Relentless Love Isn’t Enough (Adoption Pains), Jenny Price

I’m falling apart.  Not every moment, just in moments that surprise me, ones where the tears just fall, and the heaving heart bursts forth in “will this ever be redeemed” wonderings. Sunday morning, an innocent bystander, David, one of our Kids Church workers, told me of something hopeful about my boy.  I just grabbed him, [...]

Sometimes You Just Need to Shoot Bambi, Guest post, Sabrena Klausman

We want to introduce you to a new friend, who we hope to meet in person one day, and even if we don’t, we believe in her heart, what she is all about, and are grateful for the mutual connections we share. Sabrena is living her dreams in spite of her fears.  She’s written her [...]

The Difference Between Purpose & Passion by Michelle D. Howe

What is your purpose?  What is your passion?  Is it different?  How is it the same? Not sure if you have considered any of these questions in your life but I imagine at one point or another you have asked the question from God, “Why am I here?” I remember as a young twenty something [...]

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