Rediscover Joy in the Hectic Holiday Season— Christmas Encounters of the Close Kind

While madly rushing about attempting to conquer my lengthy Christmas to-do list, Santa Baby plays in the background, bringing with it thoughts of the culture’s me mentality. I like to…

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Christmas Encounters of the Close Kind: Rediscovering the Possibility of the Impossible

She stared at her expanding belly with a mixture of wonder and disbelief. Her pregnancy, while undeniable, swelled with impossibility. After all, she had never known a man intimately. “Why…

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4 Life-changing Lessons from a Real Disney Princess

What do joy, kindness and pixie dust have in common? Kayla Marie Adkins. Our family's love affair with Kayla began when she and our oldest daughter, Bethany, were in Kindergarten.…

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This May be the Most Important, Life-changing Thing You Need!

Finally coming up for air from summer’s activities, families are settling into the rhythms of the approaching season. With children back at school, routines are reinstated as the excitement of…

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Christ-Centered Soul-Care: 3 Alarming Crises of the Soul—A 4 Part Series

Cheeks moist with tears became my new normal. A relentless task-master, fear brought me this far in life, and I could go no farther. Like a trembling puppy cowering in…

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