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Loved Fiercely—Carly Van Laar

God loves you so fiercely that He gives you the choice to follow Him, or not. Follow Him, trust me, you won't regret it.

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Encouragement

When You See “Trunk or Treat” Think This Instead

Growing up, my family lived frugally, as my parents instilled in my sister and me the value of a dollar and the importance of tithing. For this reason, we were not privy to getting a candy bar each time we went to the store...

In it all, there is Jesus

In those times where even my best efforts do not affect the outcome, or when there is nothing I can physically do to make things better, there is Jesus. Throughout these past weeks, Jesus found his way to me, as he has proven himself faithful to do over and over.

Alone in the Woods with a Man

A few weekends ago, I found myself alone in the woods with a man. I know that sounds scary, and it absolutely could have been, so it is a good thing...

Over-sharing Details out of Love

My son's surgery was made easier when the surgeon shared so many details, here's why....

God Shows Us the Way He Works

Opening a preschool during a pandemic is among the hardest things I have done to date. Desiring to ensure the safety of the preschoolers, their families, and the staff made for much weight on my shoulders...

Where to Begin When Searching for Answers?

Through the winds of thoughts swirling, through seeking and praying for guidance and direction, it became clear to me that I lacked knowledge in such a big way. A fresh desire to learn more and to educate myself where I am ignorant settled on me like a fog on a meadow. When I am searching for answers, for direction, for true knowledge, I start in God's word.

Look for The Helper

Mister Rogers shared some really great advice his mom gave him as a child when he would see tragedy in the news.  He shares...

Sheltering-In-Place Sadness

I had a hard day yesterday.  Sheltering in place is tough, especially after SO MANY DAYS have passed. Yesterday, mundane tasks seemed fruitless; today, they had a mission....

Advice from a King: 4 Components of Marriage

Marriages need all the help they can get. Here's 4 components that make for a rewarding one.

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