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The Pain of Disappointment

The Pain of Disappointment

We all land in heartbreaking places at some point in life, feeling sad, alone, and perhaps drained of our courage to hope again. The reasons can be a miscarriage, like I had, or something else entirely, like when: your children grow up, move away, and never call the company to which you’ve devoted your years

Get Your Gifts for Mom! (…and Yourself)

Editor’s note: Mother’s Day is right around the corner and I don’t know about your mama, but mine is challenging to buy for! She doesn’t want anything fancy, or expensive. She doesn’t want a massage, she doesn’t need much, and she’s completely content with a painted-glitter-macaroni necklace from the kids. She’s been given gobs of

Fiction Friday: Robin Lee Hatcher

Editor’s note: It’s Fiction Friday! Today we’re sharing with you some great titles by the great Robin Lee Hatcher. If Robin is new to you, here’s what some of our favorite Christian fiction authors have to say about her: Whenever I want to fall in love again, I pick up a Robin Lee Hatcher novel.

A Love Letter Life: Prayer as Protection

  Editor’s Note: More than 2.3 million people watched as Jeremy and Audrey Roloff shared their vows and committed their lives to each other. Now for the first time, the former co-stars of TLC’s hit show Little People, Big World share their imperfect, resilient, and inspiring love story in their new book A Love Letter Life, which

You’re Invited to the Unwavering: Living with Defiant Joy Online Bible Study

Weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. — Psalm 30:5 Joy is rooted in God and His Kingdom, in the surety of His goodness, His love for us. It is immovable. Unshakable. ~ Stasi Eldredge Friend, you are invited! I can’t tell you how thrilled I am that we are

Praying to Say Yes to God Each Day of Your Life

When you buy a house you first make a large down payment. Then, to keep the house, you must make a smaller payment every time it comes due. You can’t change your mind and say, “I don’t feel like making payments!” without serious consequences. The same is true of your relationship with God. To make

Trusting in the Master Gardener

Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east in Eden. — Genesis 2:8 The Butchart Gardens of Victoria, British Columbia, enjoy a worldwide reputation. Begun in 1904 in Mr. Butchart’s abandoned stone quarry north of the city, the gardens now contain fifty acres of year-round blossom and sculptured greenery.
I first visited the

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