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Ducks in a Puddle by Julie Arduini

We were driving recently when I noticed on one side of the road was a small, murky puddle. On the other side of the road was a large pond, beautiful and inviting. There waded a couple ducks, on the side … Continue reading

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High School Faith by Julie Arduini

I confess, I enjoyed school. I liked learning and for the most part, it came easy for me. If you exclude math and science. Anyway, I had a photographic memory and when I’d do my homework, I would retain a … Continue reading

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Child-Like Faith by Julie Arduini

This has been a year where I’m pouring everything I can into our children. More than basic life lessons, I’m trying to show them prayer strategies to draw them closer to Christ and believe not just in God, but believe … Continue reading

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I Believe, but I Need Proof by Julie Arduini

Every Easter season, I reflect on the disciples and their choices. Our church offers a Passion Play and no matter how many times I’ve seen it, I think about Peter’s transformation from foot-in-the mouth to feet on the ground to … Continue reading

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I AM That Mom by Julie Arduini

As I’ve shared in previous posts, it has been a difficult season for our kids. What makes it so hard to watch is it’s one of those cases where it isn’t consequences for making terrible choices. It’s a refining process … Continue reading

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Better Skills than Alexa by Julie Arduini

The one gift I heard most that was under the Christmas tree for adults was the Echo Dot. I received one as well. With simple voice commands you can have news, weather, jokes, music, radio shows, interactive stories and so … 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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What Kind of Faith Are We Proclaiming?

Scripture tells us we are God’s image bearers–that the world will catch a glimpse of who He is through us. So, what kind of God are we revealing? What kind of faith are we proclaiming? Do our words and actions … Continue reading

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Unmet Expectations by Julie Arduini

The last time I posted, I shared that my word for 2017 is transformation. I mentioned the different ways I thought it would play out, and already I’m seeing in some ways I was right on track, and others, not … Continue reading

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The Catapult by Julie Arduini

My goodness, where did this year go? In some ways it has felt so long, and yet, I know I missed posting here because it has been so busy. I pray life is treating you well. A couple weeks ago … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Faith by Tara Randel

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 How many times have you recited this scripture? Perhaps studied the concept of faith? If you’ve spent any amount of time in church, … Continue reading

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Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled…Easier Said Than Done At Times

Let not your heart be troubled. You believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go … Continue reading

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The Pressure Of Life by Tara Randel

As I changed the calendar to the month of August, I could feel my stomach tighten. I have a lot of projects going on and this month is going to be especially tight. So I told myself not to be … Continue reading

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Are You a Striver?

by Elizabeth Goddard I just sent in a completed manuscript to my editor. My deadline is today, June 30th, so I made it! But so far I’ve never had to ask for extra time. I hope that remains the case, … Continue reading

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Called, But Not Equipped by Julie Arduini

Years ago there was a guest speaker at our church who prayed for people and had words of encouragement for some. When he got to me I remember thinking he was the real deal. In prayer he shared Christ’s heart … Continue reading

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