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She’s Still There: Fight for Your Life

She’s Still There: Fight for Your Life

You have to choose to be brave enough to believe that a uniquely beautiful life is still yours to have. And you have to choose to be bold enough to grab hold of the hope you have for the girl inside. The girl who’s still there. The girl who dreamed of — and deserves —

Rejection Must Fall

Rejection Takes Aim at Us All No amount of money or looks or success can insulate you from the possibility of rejection. Rejection comes after all of us in differing ways. Some of us have incredible potential, but we don’t want to try anything bold because we don’t want to fail. The easy choice: live

Downside Up: Discovering the Real You

Identity: Who Am I Really? I am amazed how a word of admiration or expression of affirmation can create energy that lasts for days. I don’t know about you, but a compliment can change my entire day. Positive affirmation creates energy and confidence. Admit it, when a total stranger walks up to you and says,

Do Your Children Know Just How Special They Are?

One of the most important things we can do as parents is to give our children a strong spiritual foundation to stand upon. From the moment our children are conceived to the moment they make their miraculous entry into this world, we can begin praying for and speaking words of life over them. And these

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You Look Like God, Mom

Family resemblances make for an interesting discussion. Where do your looks come from? Do you have your mother’s nose, your father’s eyes, or your grandmother’s shape? Genetics are passed from generation to generation. Common traits reveal themselves and cause people to say, “You remind me of your mother.” Your traits go beyond generational genetics. They

Prayer: Our Most True Selves

In our own lives, prayer is often confusing and ill-defined. It is distorted and neglected. It is a burden and an obligation. It is reduced to another habit of being a “good” Christian. Prayer is another thing to “work on” or “keep up” in our spiritual life. It is a method in the quest for

proverbs 4:23

Jesus and Dangerous Things

Dear Jesus, please give me the wisdom to tell the difference between broken people and biting people. —  Lisa Harper There is nothing more ugly than a Christian orthodoxy without understanding or without compassion. — Francis A. Schaeffer So, I’ve been thinking about dangerous things. Late one Sunday afternoon last summer, I was unloading luggage from a

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