What Would Your Last Words Be?

If you knew you were going to die and you could speak to a group of people, what would you say? This is the story of Rachel Barkey, age 37.

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What Are You Doing With Your Dash?

When we die there will be 2 numbers: the date we were born & the date we died. Neither matters as much as the dash––our life––in between.

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Encouragement For The New Year

Whether the holidays were exciting or hard, we can be in the pits as a new year dawns. Here’s where we can find encouragement.

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Are You The One?

Many of us go through life feeling alone and empty because we never found that elusive “one”. God also is in search of the “one”. But God’s “one” is different.

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What Would Your Last Words Be?

If you knew you were going to die and you were given the opportunity to speak to a large group of people, what would your last words be? This is the story of Rachel Barkey, age 37.

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What Are You Doing With Your Dash?

When we die, there will be two numbers on our headstone: the date we were born and the date we died. Neither number matters as much as the dash in between.

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How to Find Encouragement

It’s hard to get out of the pits, especially if we’re trying to do it alone. But we can find encouragement to help us rise above our real life circumstances.

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Are You the One?

Many of us go through life feeling alone and empty because we never found that elusive “one”. God also is in search of the “one”. But God’s “one” is different.

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Pumpkins in our Patch of Real Life

Many of us are called to be gardeners. Our children and friends are the pumpkins in our patch of real life. Here are 4 ways to nurture our pumpkin patch kids.

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In Her Own Words… Jill

My name is Jill and this is my story… I sat outside in the grass, leaning against the side of the house. I sobbed. “What has happened?” I wondered. Rob and I had been married 5 years. We had a

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To Give or Receive: Love is the Question

If I were to ask how you express love to others, is there something that comes to mind right away? We hear a lot of talk about love languages. Supposedly, that’s how we express our love to others in meaningful

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Happiness Isn’t Enough

What makes you happy? A special person in your life? A job well done and deserved recognition through a raise or promotion? A fabulous vacation? A cute new pair of shoes? Your child’s smile? A puppy who greets you at

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It’s Not About Me – Living With Joy

When was the last time you encountered someone who believes the world revolves around them? They’re actually not that hard to find. We’re living during “Generation Me”, a generation of people who thinks life is all about “Me”. Regardless of

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What is True Love?

Have you ever experienced true love? Love that never fades. A depth of love that comes when two people are committed to going the distance. No matter what. A love based on friendship, mutual respect and trust that overflows in

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Fairytales and Fables

What’s your favorite fairytale? Cinderella and Snow White are classics, with the outcast young girl being noticed and then rescued by the handsome young prince. And of course they live happily ever after. What’s not to love? We secretly (or

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Bonds of Sisterhood–Our Journey Begins!

What comes to mind when someone says “friend”? For most of us, it brings warm thoughts and a smile. We think of someone we like, and even love. And they feel the same way about us. A good friend is

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It’s Not About Me – Living With Joy

When was the last time you encountered someone who believes the world revolves around them? They’re actually not that hard to find. We’re living during “Generation Me”, a generation of people who thinks life is all about “Me”. Regardless of

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Pumpkins in our Patch of Real Life

Have you ever grown your own vegetables? It sounds like a great idea at first. But trying to get vegetable plants to grow and survive in a backyard garden to the point of actually producing edible fruit is easier said

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In Her Own Words… Jill

My name is Jill and this is my story… I sat outside in the grass, leaning against the side of the house. I sobbed. “What has happened?” I wondered. Rob and I had been married 5 years. We had a

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To Give or Receive: Love is the Question

If I were to ask how you express love to others, is there something that comes to mind right away? We hear a lot of talk about love languages. Supposedly, that’s how we express our love to others in meaningful

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Happiness Isn’t Enough

What makes you happy? A special person in your life? A job well done and deserved recognition through a raise or promotion? A fabulous vacation? A cute new pair of shoes? Your child’s smile? A puppy who greets you at

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It’s Not About Me – Living With Joy

When was the last time you encountered someone who believes the world revolves around them? They’re actually not that hard to find. We’re living during “Generation Me”, a generation of people who thinks life is all about “Me”. Regardless of

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What is True Love?

Have you ever experienced true love? Love that never fades. A depth of love that comes when two people are committed to going the distance. No matter what. A love based on friendship, mutual respect and trust that overflows in tender

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Fairytales and Fables

What’s your favorite fairytale? Cinderella and Snow White are classics, with the outcast young girl being noticed and then rescued by the handsome young prince. And of course they live happily ever after. What’s not to love? We secretly (or

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Bonds of Sisterhood–Our Journey Begins!

What comes to mind when someone says “friend”? For most of us, it brings warm thoughts and a smile. We think of someone we like, and even love. And they feel the same way about us. A good friend is

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