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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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The Chain Yanker by Julie Arduini

The Chain Yanker My son texted me and let me know his school was canceling his student teaching assignment because he was missing a needed class. He’d checked with his advisor throughout his college career and was told more than … 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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The Beauty of the Lord by Tara Randel

Today I wanted to take a few minutes to encourage those who stop by and read this blog. Events of this world are confusing right now. I don’t know about you, but I scratch my head multiple times a day … Continue reading

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The Anxiety Revelation by Julie Arduini

There’s a good chance I’ve written on this topic before. If so, I tried to search and the computer didn’t feel like cooperating. I’m going on faith that perhaps someone needs to read what I’m sharing today. A couple days … Continue reading

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What You Should Know by Julie Arduini

Last week I turned 50. It was certainly surreal as usually I like being home and staying behind the scenes, but this year, I had plans to actually celebrate in public. I still plan to do that, because once it … Continue reading

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The God Who Sees by Julie Arduini

If you know me well, you know my vision isn’t great. I pay a small fortune to shave my lenses down because my prescription is so high. The same for contacts. There are mornings I reluctantly play a game called … Continue reading

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Encouragement by Nancy J. Farrier

  November is here. I consider this the start of the holiday season. We discuss plans and menus for Thanksgiving. We consider gifts for Christmas and start making lists. New tasks are added to an already busy schedule.  For authors, … Continue reading

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Jesus in the Chair by Julie Arduini

In the years I’ve followed Christ in a daily way, I’ve heard about Jesus and the chair. For instance, I know of families that for Christmas set a chair for their dinner. It’s His birthday, and they want to be … Continue reading

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But I Want to Hover by Julie Arduini

As I meet with moms who are a bit ahead of me in the parenting journey, they confess that like me, the hardest seasons weren’t the baby/toddler/preK years. No, they were the times the kids were bullied. Or, when they … Continue reading

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Rejoice Always by Julie Arduini

I’m a Bible study girl. My bookshelves are full of completed studies where I’ve poured over verses and learned new insights from an unchanging God. What I love is often I can find free online studies where videos are offered … Continue reading

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CWA: Strong Women Tribe by Julie Arduini

My prayer for 2019 is that doors would open for me to encourage women to find freedom as they surrender the good, the bad, and—maybe one day—the chocolate. I’m so thankful because one amazing opportunity isn’t just in the works—it’s … Continue reading

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Bible Study Encouragement by Julie Arduini

This season I realized I was participating in three Bible studies. Three. Our church is going through Goliath Must Fall by Louis Giglio as a small group experience. Although I read the book last year, this year I’m attending one … Continue reading

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Tums in My Pocket by Julie Arduini

I love how God uses the daily things to teach, challenge, and inspire me. Last week of all the things to give me an a-ha moment, it was a packet of Tums. Yep. Tums. My guess is I needed them … Continue reading

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