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Did You Just Say “No”?
Day to Day

Did You Just Say “No”?

We’ve all felt it… The gut wrenching, inexplicable feeling that tells us exactly what we should answer. We’ve all heard it… the booming voice in our head that screams “NO!” Every part of our body and mind is shouting “NO!” and somehow, we hear ourselves answering “yes” or “okay” or “sure, absolutely.” We walk away, … Continue reading

Words
Day to Day / Literature

Words

The mailman came with a special box I had anticipated receiving for some time. The box contained a prayer guide written by Kay Arthur, renowned Bible teacher and founder of Precept Ministries. It was a prayer guide for a study on the Covenant and, inside the cover, tucked among the pages was a poem I … Continue reading

In Praise of Smallness
Day to Day / Intentional Living

In Praise of Smallness

“You’re re-inventing yourself, aren’t you?” With her straight-shooting, slightly swaggering warmth and humor, Lottie named what has been happening for the last three years, commencing a few months before Recovery Week in December 2012. I was characteristically surprised at being seen, then named. “Welllll, yes, I am.” Each moment of presence with another leaves me … Continue reading

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Editorial note

Dear Readers, This morning we posted an entry that left the author feeling her work had been altered beyond what she felt comfortable publicizing. We have removed that post from the website today. We value the hearts of our readers and their stories and remain committed to honoring them in every way possible.   Thanks … Continue reading