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Tag Archives: growth

Coming Home

woman in bathrobe looking out window drinking a hot drink

It would be five years before I saw my son again, but God accomplished a lot of work in that time, and the reunion is …

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Christmas Cactus People

Christmas cactus plant

My mother always owned a Christmas cactus. It was often tucked away in a cool spare bedroom during the fall, thus nurtured for blooming. So …

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Accepting Vulnerability

While I was engaged as a mental health counselor, I was surprised by the many diverse people that called upon me for help—men, women, teens, …

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The Mayonnaise Jar

I do not enjoy reading but fortunately for me, my wife Linda, and my daughter, DeAnne, do. They both know I love illustrations and when …

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The Perfect Church

I used to think the perfect church would be one where everyone held similar views on faith and doctrine; where families held similar values and …

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Bloom Where You Are

At three months of age, I was already a missionary. My family lived in the bush in Nigeria. And at four years old, I clearly …

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He’s Changing Me

Changing Me

I enjoy going to church. Greeting people from week to week and exchanging hugs and words warms my heart. Singing songs about Jesus and blending with dozens …

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Beautiful Weeds

I encourage my husband to take photos of weeds. He usually carries his camera on our weekend dog walks. At the peril of lengthy pauses, …

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Subtle Wonder

I can’t think of an exact moment where I can say, “That was the moment I decided to follow Jesus.” Like many, my story is …

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I’m Retired

Dear God: My fellow employees gave me a huge homemade card, a travel coupon, and a hundred hugs . . . and now I’m retired. …

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