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Listen up — Adriel Booker

Listen up

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  What is your relationship with words like? Mine is complicated. Always has been. Though there is no shortage of words in my head, I’d never be

Dear Levi (Five years of wonderful)

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Dear Levi, “Who is the most influential person in your life?” the interview question often goes. That question is easy for me to answer, darling, because it’s

I don't want to miss Jesus.

Royalty and righteousness born into our mess

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    Long before Advent was highjacked by Pinterest to become one more reason to fill the month of December with frenzied Christmas countdown celebrations, my grandmother’s

Exploring the Motherheart of God

The Motherheart of God: God as a She?

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In Sunday school they taught us about God our Father and—if we were lucky—perhaps about Jesus our Brother. In youth group we learned about Jesus our Best

Pregnancy announcement - made in the USA

Giving birth to hope (and a baby)

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I had a day last week filled with both excitement and dread. The dread ended up deflating itself once brought into the light of day, leaving me

Selah - pause and listen

Selah: Pause and Listen

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  I’ve claimed Christianity as my own more than 16 years now. Sometimes it feels like my whole life and yet I have to remember that it’s