Lessons From My Second Family

Published Nov 22, 2022

By Carissa VanDalen The history channel told a war story, the piano sang from the front room, and Papa mumbled down the hallway while Japanese students giggled in the sunroom. The kitchen smelled of apple pie and healthy pumpkin bars and turkey and rolls. The whole house was full of sounds, smells, and all kinds of […]

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Dating and Waiting: Looking for Love After Loss

Published Nov 18, 2022

By Becky Allen 33 and widowed. Something I never thought would be part of my story. I found love at a young age and skipped over the whole dating scene. I never imagined I’d be in the dating pool in my mid 30s after my husband Daryn passed away. I am absolutely, 100% the anti expert […]

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Rise Up!

Published Oct 27, 2022

By Susie Larson  May you refuse to settle for the status quo. May you rise up and believe that miracles still happen in our day! Reengage your heart, remember your dreams, and appeal to God to do great things in and through you. The enemy would love for you to surrender to your circumstances. Letting […]

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When You Think Your Mess Is Too Big for God

Published Sep 29, 2022

By Sheila Walsh I’ve been trying to follow a healthy eating plan of one kind or another for about 40 years. In my 20s and 30s, I could eat balanced meals and drop a few pounds. Now things are a little different. What I really need to do is add exercise to my daily routine. […]

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Take Rest

Published Sep 20, 2022

By Laurel Bunker  I can still remember the day like it was yesterday. I was sitting in an 8 a.m. political science class. Thinking that sitting in the front of the room would aide me in paying close attention to the professor, I sat in front of him, hoping, praying that I would stay awake. […]

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