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January 8, 2023


As I stood near the top of a mountain near Lake Tahoe, California, my hands were shaking. My fingers felt numb, and my teeth began to chatter. At mile 22, I...

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January 7, 2023

In Community

When my husband invited me to go shopping for building materials at a hardware store, I saw the many different types of materials used to make buildings. I realized how many...

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January 6, 2023

Can You Hear It?

I enjoy eating yogurt in the morning. My cat, Cali, also loves yogurt, but she is often curled in a sunspot in another part of the house when I am ready...

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January 5, 2023

Let Your Light Shine

Life with young children is a blessing, but it can also be challenging. My wife and I have worked diligently over the years to manage our busy schedule while making sure...

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January 4, 2023

Setting the Tone

During my teen years, I was looking for meaning in life. I had recently moved from a small town to a big city, and I didn’t know many people. I started...

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January 3, 2023

Accessible to All

In 2016 I planned a visit to Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. I wanted to go to this church to be in solidarity with the congregation who...

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January 2, 2023

Our Refuge

I was going through a difficult time in my life which often made me feel hopeless and afraid. I was ashamed of my feelings because I thought that as a Christian,...

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January 1, 2023


You know what I like about fall? It is the season of change. The hot season starts cooling, and we can feel a change in ourselves as well. Sometimes the change...

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December 31, 2022

Renew Our Strength

In January 2020, our city faced the biggest flood in its history. A newly renovated church in the community had just invested in quality equipment and furniture, but floodwaters hit the...

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December 30, 2022

Our Shield

Years ago, my family moved to Mozambique to do mission work. The poverty we witnessed often broke our hearts, but singing with our neighbors in church always moved us from worry...

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