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    Heart Crafted: Connecting with Others in Meaningful Ways

    Nearly twenty years ago, I felt impressed to step outside my comfort zone and connect with the people around me in meaningful ways. As an introvert, I found this to be extraordinarily difficult. But I was up to the task.   Around that same time, God put into my heart…

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    The Law Of The Fast: The Forgotten Commandment

    Fasting has always been one of my least favorite disciplines.   It is known by some as the “forgotten commandment”, and I personally have spent a good part of my life intentionally avoiding it.   Recently, however, I gained some insights into this ancient practice that I feel apply to…

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    What’s Your Story Blog Interview Series #6: Meet Kerry

    Ready for Interview #6 in our What’s Your Story Blog Interview Series? It’s bound to be a good one!   The purpose of this series is two-fold:   First, to provide you with a sneak peek into the lives of others, and   Second, to encourage you to discover the…

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    What’s Your Story? Blog Series #3: Meet Rachel

    Happy Wednesday! Each week I post a new edition of the What’s Your Story Blog Series.   The purpose of this series is two-fold:   1) First, to provide you with a sneak peek into the lives of others, and   2) Second, to encourage you to discover the stories of…

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    What’s Your Story? Blog Series #2: Meet Gina

    Welcome! Each Wednesday I post a new edition of the “What’s Your Story?” Blog Interview Series.   The purpose of this series is to give you a sneak peek into the lives of others, to encourage you to discover the stories of the people that surround you in your everyday life–to ask…

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    What’s Your Story? Blog Series #1

    Welcome! Each Wednesday I’ll be posting a new edition of the What’s Your Story? Blog Interview Series.   The purpose of the What’s Your Story series is to give you a sneak peek into the lives of others, to encourage you to discover the stories of the people that surround…

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    Let Your Light So Shine: Sharing God with the World

    “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16)   A NEW WAY TO SHINE In my mind’s eye, this verse has always been service-oriented, as in, do a kind act, or be a good…