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10 Ways to Keep It Together When Your Life Falls Apart

2019-10-10T20:50:44-06:00

In an ugly fit of rage, I set out alone at midnight to retrieve my car on foot. A major thunderstorm was brewing, but I was so mad I didn’t care. I just wanted to get my car back as soon as possible. My boyfriend had borrowed it and failed to return it, again. My [...]

10 Ways to Keep It Together When Your Life Falls Apart2019-10-10T20:50:44-06:00

Should You Observe Lent This Year?

2019-04-11T20:35:55-06:00

Have you ever noticed how some people have ashes smudged on their foreheads on Ash Wednesday? Having grown up in the deep South in a fundamental church, the practice seems, well . . . kind of strange. This year, many will begin Ash Wednesday with an early morning service. It’s a solemn occasion, focused on repentance and [...]

Should You Observe Lent This Year?2019-04-11T20:35:55-06:00

5 Comforting Verses for a Hurting Heart

2019-04-11T20:40:21-06:00

His face was flushed; his large eyes were bulging. Angry words, as sharp as daggers, spewed rapidly from his mouth. My first angry client stomped around my office in a bright green sweater, waving his arms, yelling and pointing his finger—at me. I felt like ducking for cover. I was only twenty-five years old, and I [...]

5 Comforting Verses for a Hurting Heart2019-04-11T20:40:21-06:00