Books, Church, Faith, Grace

When You Feel Like A Spiritual Misfit

My friend Michelle DeRusha is about to launch her first memoir, Spiritual Misfit. Michelle and I have been exchanging emails for months, prior to me landing on her launch team. After I read Michelle’s book, I told her that this book?–It’s a beautiful masterpiece. Michelle and I discovered that we have many similarities, beginning (but…

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Church, Compassion

Have Mercy, Help Me Buy A Van

I’ve got 4 kids–4 kids and one ginormous van that is truly a gift from God. We log a hefty number of miles on that machine each week between the library, church, the store, Co-op, taekwondo, ballet and on and on it goes. We have a city bus stop not far from the house, but…

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Christmas, Church, Compassion

This is the last post in the Compassion blogger month series. We were asked to write from the perspective of a sponsored child. Dear Sponsor, Thank you for sponsoring me. I am so grateful for your sacrifice and kindness to me. When I get your letters I am always so happy to know you are…

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Church, Weekend Wanderings, Worship

  Give me a heart frameable to thy will; so might I live in prayer and honor thee, being kept from evil, known and unknown. ~Selection taken from Valley of Vision: A collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions For your weekend: Needing something a little warm that epitomizes the taste of fall? You must make…

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Broken Body, Church, Faith, Lent

Jesus looked at him and loved him. “One thing you lack,” he said. “Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”   At this the man’s face fell. He went away sad, because he had great wealth. Mark 10:21-22 The announcer’s voice cheerfully…

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