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    Bringing Joy To The Brokenhearted

    It was his eyes that made me do it.   The soft smile on his face did nothing to mask the deep loneliness in his eyes—the type of loneliness that comes from experiencing the death of a beloved spouse.   “Would you be interested in joining our family for dinner and Family Night this week?” I asked him, as we sat with a small group of people who had gathered for the evening.   It was a spontaneous invitation, really, and for a moment I wondered if I hadn’t been too impulsive. After all, with my urgent need for rest, and the paralyzingly social anxiety I’d been battling for the past year and a half, I had good reason to…

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    5 Out-Of-The-Box Ways To Connect With God

    **A big thank you to this week’s guest blogger, Jazmin, for sharing this powerful piece about being intentional in our relationship with God. Her ideas inspired me to try something new. I hope that you, too, will be inspired by her words.** ** This post may contain affiliate links. You can find my disclosure HERE.   Connect With God Relationships will fail if we fail to invest in them. We know that when it comes to connecting with our people, but what about when it comes to connecting with God? Being intentional with our people is easy. We just send a text, make a phone call, or set up a coffee date. But connecting with God can feel like a…