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Secondhand Prayer by Kathy Carmichael

I’ve been following the story of a lovely young couple who have a terminally ill child. This couple, while sweet and appealing, is agnostic or atheist. They have appealed to believers to pray for their child because they don’t believe … 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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Thankful for Adversity by Julie Arduini

Happy (Almost) Thanksgiving! I know this is an American holiday where we typically take time out and list all the reasons we’re thankful, and I love that. I try to be a thankful person all year long. This year? Boy, … Continue reading

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My Jonah Journey by Julie Arduini

Have you ever asked people to describe you? It can be humbling. I remember a friend remarking that I was the type of person that would lend her my pants one day but if she asked the next day, I’d … Continue reading

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I Want to be THAT Author by Julie Arduini

You know the dream where you’re in a room full of people and you’re not dressed? Well, that’s how vulnerable I feel writing this post. Years ago, moments before I hit the “create blog” button that cemented my surrendering fear … Continue reading

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The Best Is Yet to Be

Over a quarter of a century ago, I was working as an associate editor for a denominational church magazine. The denomination decided to move me from central Canada to Canada’s most western province, British Columbia, so I could connect with … Continue reading

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A Cosmic Case for Faith?

by Jim Denney, adapted from ANSWERS TO SATISFY THE SOUL: Clear, Straight Answers to 20 of Life’s Most Perplexing Questions Gene Roddenberry, the creator of Star Trek, was a confirmed atheist. I never met him, but my good friend, actress … 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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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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Happy 2019 by Tara Randel

I’d like to take this time to wish you a very happy, healthy, prosperous and safe new year. Soon it will be 2019 and we have another wondrous year to look forward to. I don’t know about you, but I’m … Continue reading

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The Proven Power of Prayer

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Answers to Satisfy the Soul: Clear, Straight Answers to 20 of Life’s Most Perplexing Questions Some years ago, my brother Tim was driving on a two-lane highway after dark, returning home from college in Southern California.  At … Continue reading

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Blocked Peace by Julie Arduini

I’m always on the lookout for an opportunity to learn via the everyday things. Recently I had one of those moments thanks to a Peace Race. I heard on the news that there would be a Peace Race, but I … Continue reading

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Waze Accountability by Julie Arduini

Recently I re-installed the driving app Waze after I noted what great time my sister and brother-in-law made traveling to and through Baltimore. I’d tried it before but didn’t really understand how to use it beyond finding funny voices to … Continue reading

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A Holy Calling

Opinion by Jim Denney “Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn’t matter. I’m not sure a bad person can write a good book. If art doesn’t make us better, then what on earth is it for?” … Continue reading

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If you build it, He will come.

By Marilyn Turk If you’ve read my previous posts, you know I directed my second writers’ retreat this year. For months beforehand, I planned, prepared, and promoted the retreat, praying and trusting God to make it as successful as last … Continue reading

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