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Standing Steady, Standing Alone by Julie Arduini

One of my favorite things to do is share God’s word with others through Sunday School. This season I’m co teaching Elijah: Faith and Fire by Priscilla Shirer. This is one of the meatiest studies we’ve ever done, and we’re … Continue reading

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Who God Can Use by Julie Arduini

There are a few hats I wear and this year one of them is a Sunday School teacher. I co-teach a class for women and although we’re still finding normal after being on forced hiatus last year, I love it. … Continue reading

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A Prayer for You by Nancy J. Farrier

Every year I read through the Bible. I’ve done this so many years, I’ve lost count of the number of times. The only year I didn’t make it through was the year I tried to read along with my church … Continue reading

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Praising from the Pit by Julie Arduini

Do you know Elaine W. Miller?  I first met her in the early 2000’s when she was a guest speaker at my local MOPS group. She encouraged us weary moms and I immediately ordered her book, Splashes of Serenity. Years passed … Continue reading

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In All Things Give Thanks by Julie Arduini

When I write, anything from an email or a manuscript, I say a little prayer that God would give me the words. The other day I was responding to an email and I asked for words that would be just … Continue reading

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Not Dead Yet by Julie Arduini

Am I the only one glad not to be God? I’ve pronounced situations and people finished long before He has. I’m ready to walk away long before Him. This year has definitely grown my patience. I thought the virus would … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favorite Book? by Nancy J. Farrier

What do you say when someone asks what your favorite book is? Do you have an immediate list of books you can’t part with, or does your mind go blank and you mentally say, “Books? What are books?” I have … Continue reading

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Who Do We Look Up To by Julie Arduini

As I mentioned in my last post, parenting is hard. We have a teen daughter who like most teens, enjoys YouTube and the new celebrities that are arising from that medium. If you aren’t aware, there’s a lot of drama … Continue reading

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The Broken Ornament by Julie Arduini

This season I have been working on my inside. As a woman with confident faith, I didn’t think that was anything I’d be dealing with, especially since this year was significantly better than years past. Funny thing about my plans. … Continue reading

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Storm Warning

By Marilyn Turk As I write this, I’m glancing out my window to see what this year’s first tropical storm or maybe hurricane is bringing to my neighborhood. So far, we’ve gotten only rain, despite the Weather Channel’s dire warnings. … Continue reading

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Jesus Wept by Julie Arduini

I chuckle when I read the title of this post. Years ago, when I was new in Christian faith, I helped out with youth group. Anytime, and I mean anytime we challenged the kids to memorize a verse or create … Continue reading

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What Is Your Story? by Tara Randel

At my church, we’ve been talking about story. What is it? How does it apply to our lives? The fact is, everyone has a story. As a writer, this topic falls right into my wheelhouse. I love coming up with … Continue reading

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Swinging on Fish Hooks by Julie Arduini

Don’t you love those little a-ha moments God gives? Or if you’re like me, sometimes they are more like ahem. I tend to listen to a sermon or read a devotion and think how the material would be perfect for … Continue reading

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What it means to Pursue Righteousness

I’ve always wanted to play the piano. Except I’m tone deaf. And have never had lessons. I’d love to be fit and strong. Except I hate weight training. I’d love to speak French fluently. Or Russian. Or even Greek. Only I’ve … Continue reading

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Lesson in Rejection from Julie Arduini

Although I love writing fiction, I also love teaching Bible studies. So far I don’t feel the call to write them, a la Beth Moore or Lysa TerKeurst, I’d rather purchase their materials and teach on them all day long. … Continue reading

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