When God Comes Calling

By Jennifer Edwards The doorbell rang. I answered the door and was surprised to find a long-time friend whom I had not seen or spoken to in several years. Wondering what brought her to my door after all this time, I invited her in. We chatted easily, catching up on kids, life, and the usual …

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Unpacking Your Suitcase

By Jill Briscoe Living out of a suitcase is one art that I know a lot about. I was excited to receive my two-million mile award from United Airlines this year! But I would say I still struggle with the whole packing thing to this day.

Harmonics of the Soul

By Rebecca Hansen Beautiful blankets were spread across the gravel courtyard. The Haitian market ladies unveiled their merchandise, beautiful works of art. Paintings splashed with brilliant colors and precious sculptures of mothers with their children and mothers to be.

Friendship with God

By Jill Briscoe The Lord would speak to Moses face to face, as a man speaks with his friend… And the Lord said to Moses, “I will do the very thing you have asked, because I am pleased with you and I know you by name.”  ~ Exodus 33:11, 17

To Be More Loveable

Our dad often tells us that he is raising us to be loveable people. He wants us to be loved by others not because of what we do, but because of who we are. A lot of girls leave home and go out into the world looking for love, wanting to be loved yet can’t …

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Grace for Caregivers

Ken Tada knows what it means to be a caregiver. For the last 30 years he has been taking care of his quadriplegic wife, Joni Eaerckson Tada, who has not only been bound to a wheelchair for the last 45 years, but who has suffered from terrible chronic pain in the only part of her …

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Growing Golden Gracefully

By Sylvia Schroeder “Are we going to be like that when we get old?” I asked my husband as we headed back toward the car from the nursing home. I disliked ministry visits to the crotchety elderly people.

Trusting God

By Jill Briscoe Are you good at taking risks, or are you frightened to trust God in case you are let down?  The psalmist made it clear that because he trusted in God, he had no reason to be afraid:  “In God I trust and am not afraid.  What can man do to me?” (Psalm …

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Nurturing Your Marriage

  I have seen some great power in this “sistering” to help one another in learning how to to love our husbands wiser, better, stronger, and more faithfully. You might be braver if you have some accountability: a friend, a sister, or a mentor to walk the path together. Of course, you will need to guard …

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