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Blessed by Adversity

By Jim Denney I recently read a short story by W. Somerset Maugham called “The Verger.” If you’ve never read the story, here’s a SPOILER ALERT. That’s right, fair warning, I’m about to spoil the ending. But here’s a link … Continue reading

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The Importance of Encouragement by Nancy J. Farrier

  By Nancy J. Farrier   I once had someone ask me this question – “If you could be any person from the Bible besides Jesus Christ, who would you want to be?”   You might think this is a … Continue reading

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Spoiled Children Don’t Grow by Julie Arduini

It seems like so many people I love are in a holding pattern, circling the runway to promises fulfilled. As a parent, I underestimated how shattering this would be. When the kids were little, their safety and prayer they would … Continue reading

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The Inspiration of “I Run 4” by Julie Arduini

In a few minutes I leave for the annual IEP meeting to determine what helps our daughter will receive in the coming year. We recently moved so it is with a new district (we attend a Christian school so my … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Johnny Carson by Julie Arduini

I’m intrigued with the late night talk show changes and last week I blogged about what I’m learning from Jimmy Fallon. Over the weekend my husband and I took advantage of our Amazon Prime membership and watched a documentary on … Continue reading

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He Equips the Called by Julie Arduini

I have three school based memories that for decades cemented my fear to write despite my love for it. A middle school teacher who red marked a story to the point it looked like someone spilled ketchup all over it. … Continue reading

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