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Be a mentor.

Find a Mentor, Be a Mentor

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Several years ago I worked closely with a young woman who struggled with her weight and body image. You’d never know it by looking at her. Sarah* had stunning facial

mama and baby selfie

This one’s for all my blog friends

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My two-year blog anniversary slipped quietly by last month. Last year I was much more intentional about celebrating it. I reflected, I wrote down what I had learned, I had

Passing over (chaos) and holy communion

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I imagined that tonight I would write something about Passover after returning from a beautiful feast put on by our YWAM community. Something deep and spiritual and lovely. And yet

But somehow

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Just when the bottom felt as if it would fall out, friends came through. Friends bringing dinner. Friends bringing freshly folded laundry. Friends bringing hugs. It doesn’t take many. Just

Hot-blooded or cold-blooded?

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It’s the middle of summer here, which means I am either melting or freezing my butt off. I prefer not to melt of course, so I try to stay in

Pray for your enemies? Wha??

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There’s a saying that goes, “keep your friends close, and your enemies closer. I get it. But I probably don’t have any “enemies”. At least not what I would classify

Twenty-one is light years away

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I sat there watching the tall, long-haired twenty-one year old with his friends, laughing and chatting and talking about nothing. Minus the tattoos, they looked like my own dad and