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A New Year to Abide


I am a reflector and dreamer—reminiscent of the past, yet eyes wild for the future. So fresh starts, clean slates and new years hold dear places in my heart. There are 100 things I would like to say about 2017….

Unexpected Heralds


Guest Post By: Kendra Broekhuis I feel it important to admit that I’ve often found Luke 2 to be old hat. Be it that I’m far removed from ancient Middle Eastern culture, or that I’ve heard this story as many times…

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Grace for Matt Lauer


Matt Lauer. When I think of 9/11, I hear his voice in my head commentating on the tragic events unfolding before his eyes. When I think of mornings before school as a kid, I can hear his laugh and always…

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Intentional Advent


A Season of Slowing and Serving ‘Tis the season to be…jolly? Or does the month of December tend to make you feel more of the following: Stressed Busy Tired Broke Stuffed Anxious Self-centered Our culture has a way of directing…

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