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Perspective Training (for the weak-hearted and the messy)

We’re the kind of late that makes you wonder if you should even go at all. I have a child whose heart is bleeding in the back seat and another whose diaper I forgot to change before we left. I drive over the spout of the garden hose on the way out and wonder if this one, too, will be…
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Have Ya Fallen in Love Lately?

I fell in love when I was fifteen. Summer days became nights became days — when the Ohio sun set late and I didn’t use an alarm clock. We piled into friends’ jeep wranglers and drove around as if this Sophomore summer meant we had unhinged freedom. We formed a pack of “best friends” — we played pranks and made life-long…
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Can You Take a Minute — or four — to Breathe? {Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet Trailer}

Hey you — at full throttle — can you take a minute to breathe? Your once-a-question is moving steadily towards an assumption: will today be like every other day this week? Is it just another one of those days … … when dishes and laundry and carpool all have their cycles, one bleeding right into another, leaving out any satisfaction of completion….
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My Basket of Bread {and a foreword by my friend, Katie Davis}

Both in my back yard — a family in my community — and all across the globe, loss seems to prevail. Sometimes you catch yourself with the deceiving thought: who’s really winning, here? I have a little girl who pads down the stairs after bedtime. She can’t sleep. What if they come after me too, for my faith? she asks. And she…
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Releasing in October 2014

Every Bitter Thing is Sweet: Tasting the Goodness of God in All Things (via Zondervan)

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