Two Verses for Weary Parents

Rubbing the sleep from my eyes, I sank into my rocking chair and pulled a blanket around me while my three extra children settled onto the couches. After a smidgeon of rustling and wiggling and whispering, the kids were asleep for another hour before they needed to get up for their ride to school. In …

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If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking

I'm not one who rigorously keeps up with the news, but the bit I know of current events is enough for me to feel the terror of a world in freefall. Senseless killings, blatant racism, moral wreckage, religious arrogance--the destruction never ends. As the creation crumbles into hopelessness; my own hopelessness wells from within. How can my …

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Hearing God’s Voice (Part 2 of 7): A God Who Communicates

Several years ago I sat in a class in which the teacher was expounding on the story of Gideon in Judges. As his talk went on, I found myself more and more perplexed with the interpretation of the story. Gideon was humble, the speaker said, that's why he didn't believe God when God called him …

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