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Relationships

When Setting Healthy Boundaries Feels Hard

God-honoring boundaries lead to increased health. Without them, people begin to hide, trust shatters, emotional intimacy decreases if not dies altogether, and isolation grows. When my daughter was younger, one of her friendships turned unhealthy and caused her considerable and consistent pain. She began justifying the poor behavior, telling herself the behavior didn’t, or perhaps… Continue reading When Setting Healthy Boundaries Feels Hard

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Meet our Social Media Hostesses

In our often chaotic and uncertain times, we knew we needed to create a safe place for women to find support, encouragement and prayer. A place where, in a world that is growing increasingly disconnected, they could find community. To know they belong. And thus, our private Facebook community was born. We started with a… Continue reading Meet our Social Media Hostesses

Forgiveness

When Love Feels Hard — Guest Blogger

What happens when we’re called to forgive our enemy? Surely some acts, even some people, are unforgiveable, right? Carolyn was the last person I wanted to forgive. The event I experienced because of her was so traumatic I’d blocked it from my mind for thirteen years. I met Carolyn at a public pool when I… Continue reading When Love Feels Hard — Guest Blogger

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The Chocolate Idol –– Guest Post by Jeanie Jacobson

Our guest today, Jeanie Jacobson, shares how easy it is to drift into idolatry, but also how we can reroute ourselves and our hearts. The Chocolate Idol by Jeanie Jacobson What a nightmare—I’d constructed an idol. My eyes flew open and I popped up in bed. Where's the chocolate? My first thoughts normally are, “Good… Continue reading The Chocolate Idol –– Guest Post by Jeanie Jacobson

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Hardships and Trials

Calming the Storms in Life –– Guest Post By Kathy Howard

Many of you have had a rough, exhausting, and frightening year. Some of you have been hit by one difficulty after another. Your entering the Christmas season with your galoshes on, barely coming out of one storm before entering another. And maybe, while feeling pummeled on every side, you’re wondering where God is. If He… Continue reading Calming the Storms in Life –– Guest Post By Kathy Howard