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A Few Simple Stories of Hope

I was conned into writing a story about hope for the Hope Blog Tour, by The Outpatient Monk. He promised his readers I’d write one before I even said yes. That made me smile and start writing. Thanks, friend. A penned … Continue reading

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Giving birth to a miracle

A friend of mine is in the hospital this week due to pregnancy complications. Thankfully, baby and mom are doing okay, but my friend is being continuously monitored and on bed rest. Since I don’t have personal experience with pregnancy and … Continue reading


How To Change The World

Every time I take a trip, I’m reminded of a good lesson when I return home. I’ll travel to some exotic location (like Nebraska) for a few days, and then return to normal life. My friends inevitably ask, “how was … Continue reading

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My Take on Valentine’s Day

I currently know five close friends who are pregnant. A sixth friend gave birth last week. Valentine’s Day is this week and while some think it’s just another consumerist holiday, I’d say that many of us appreciate the holiday and … Continue reading


How can I serve God and still have a paycheck?

How can I serve God and still pay my bills? A University student posed this question to me as we waited to package meals for the homeless. I nodded in sympathy, he wasn’t the first to ask this question. We … Continue reading


Guest Post: Lynn Bell

I’m pleased to share today’s post with you from Lynn Bell. Lynn brings up some challenges in family relationships, as she shares her own story. You can find Lynn on her blog or Facebook. Family is an important topic in … Continue reading


Breaking The Cycle Of Violence

Mr. D, as we called him, was one of my favorite teachers in high school. Tall and thin, with an unforgettable face, Mr. D. couldn’t hide a twinkle in his eyes, as if he always knew something we didn’t. Imported … Continue reading


Growing Up, Giving More, and Going Forward

Last year, I added the tagline, “Growing up, Giving more, and Going forward” to the blog. You’ll see that phrase scattered throughout the site if you look closely enough. At the top of the page, the words, “Grow, Give, Go” … Continue reading

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People Loving Nashville

For two and a half years, I’ve left work thirty minutes early every Monday. By 4:45, I’m in a church kitchen, helping the three or four people who arrived hours earlier. I know exactly where the cutting boards are, as … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Laura Pritchard, New Life Gym

I had the privilege of spending time with Laura Pritchard in Atlanta last week. Laura is a woman who practices what she preaches. I admire her unconditional love for all people; her contagious energy lights up a room. I’ve asked … Continue reading

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