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Cultivating Kindness in This Season of Hate

It’s been a devastating week of death, hatred, and injustice. Sorrow has manifested in riots and destruction since the death of George Floyd. Our country needs healing. I believe kindness could begin the process. The kindness I’m talking about does not come natural to us. As broken people living in a shattered world where discrimination, fear, and hatred often force …

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Scriptures to Help You Keep Praying When You’ve Lost Hope

Sometimes it’s hard to keep praying. I know. A few years ago I was disenchanted with prayer. My heart was broken and weary. I was angry and confused. Grief stricken. My best friend, my only sister, lost a battle to cancer despite trillions of prayers and faith that could move mountains. “Why do we pray if it doesn’t make a …

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When Celebrating Thanksgiving is Hard

Empty Chairs . . . Some years Thanksgiving is harder to celebrate than other years. I love the turkey, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, dressing, and green bean casserole. I embrace the cooler weather, gold and garnet leaves, and the almost naked trees, and I love gathering with family and friends–whoever can come. Yet, there have been many years when I’ve …

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