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Beyond Awkward Side Hugs

Beyond Awkward Side Hugs

My friend and I met in a trendy crepe restaurant to talk about our lives—the struggles and the successes. She sat across from me sipping her cappuccino and said with a note of sadness, “Church events end up being reminders that I’m alone. I leave feeling more lonely...

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Finding Redemption in Reclaimed Wood

Finding Redemption in Reclaimed Wood

I’ve found the beauty of God’s redeeming work through the art of reclaimed wood.   It started with discovering a pile of discarded dock wood alongside the road in our neighborhood. I texted my husband who came to help me take it home. We used that wood to build a...

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I Am an Artist

I Am an Artist

God called me into women’s ministry in 1974 at a Winsome Women’s Retreat in Warsaw, Indiana. I was 18 years old and newly married to my high-school sweetheart. I clearly remember that day. I was a baby Christian, however, and it would be years before I fully...

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Birthing Art

Birthing Art

We are told that in the beginning, God brought something out of nothing. Out of silence and darkness, out of ponderous expectation, came forests, waterfalls, and antelopes. We are then told something more amazing—that humankind bears a unique likeness, endowed with...

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The Surprising Gift of Divorce

The Surprising Gift of Divorce

I can link many of my insecurities to my parent’s divorce. I can also link many of my greatest blessings, including my husband, to my parent’s divorce. It’s one of the juxtapositions that cause us to lie awake and ponder the healing grace of our God.  When I was eight...

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The Hard Work of Healing from Divorce

The Hard Work of Healing from Divorce

There were two fears I carried early in life, two circumstances I begged God to never allow happen: losing a child and divorce. I’m not quite sure why those two particular issues scared me as they did—maybe because I’ve seen the devastation loss like that creates in...

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