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On our journey through life, like a hike in the wilderness, sometimes we may come across a path that someone else has already forged, making our trek much easier. Incredible strides are made as we step in the footsteps of others who have gone before us, but there are times when, by doing so, we…(Read More)

Does What I Do Matter?

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In a world where bills and diapers and to-do lists distract, how can we be sure our lives are making an impact? How can we make a lasting difference? Join me for this discussion on living a life of purpose from authentic identity…(Read More)

Have you ever had one of those bleh sort of days? When the mundane rules and the body moves slow and the cozy sounds delightful? It’s a bleh sort of day over here. No downer moods. Simply a sense of a low-key day. My body doesn’t feel energized. I’m a bit…(Read More)

Identity Lost

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We’ve forgotten who we are. We’re facing an identity crisis. And the reason is very simple: We have forgotten that it’s the very Person of God which defines us. Who He is speaks who we are into being. So, when God is resisted, pushed away, ignored, considered to be imaginary…that’s…(Read More)

Presence

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Somewhere over the past few months, I’ve internally shifted into having more of a performance mentality. I’ve tied my identity many times with how well I’m doing rather than simply with who I’m being. I felt myself failing far more often than flying. As someone who is passionate about identity, this…(Read More)

What do we do with the hard things of God? Do we let doubts and unanswered prayers influence how we see God? Do we skim over scripture that we don’t think lines up with our concept of what a loving God should look like? How do we handle the death of a loved one…(Read More)

A friend of mine is mama to three wonderful sons. I’m sure they’re quite human, with flaws and weaknesses. But I only know that because they have pulses beating. From my friend’s mouth comes life spoken over these sons of hers. She may be younger than me, but she’s a mama…(Read More)

Desperate To Be Seen

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Much of my life I’ve felt invisible. Believed the lie that I’m so insignificant, so unimportant to others that I might as well be thin air for them to peer through. And all the while, I’ve longed to be peered into, to be seen. That’s how I lived in elementary school…(Read More)

I sat restless, my certainties from just hours before upended. Surrounded by coffee house chatter, the smell of roasting beans, and a sense that life was about to shift in a dramatic way, I poured out my heart on paper. The years and my choices had taken me far from God. My dreams, ambitions, they…(Read More)

Have you ever felt insecure? It’s something we all deal with and is often an ongoing battle we face as we attempt to live our lives with authenticity and courage. But if we stay in this place of insecurity, it eats away at our emotional health and, in fact, our very sense of identity…(Read More)