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Boy vs. Coffee Mug

Boy vs. Coffee Mug

How do you react to this kind of stuff?

Lisa Mikitarian shares an event in the life of her daily routine with her son and how her reaction to a broken mug leads to even more destruction and a family lesson.

The Work of My Father

The Work of My Father

What is my Father trying to teach me about his work?

Lisa Mikitarian reminds us that our Father in heaven has invited us into his work just like our earthly parents have sometimes invited us, and taken pride in us, working in their world.

Writing on Tablets

Writing on Tablets

So what are you writing on?

Stacy Voss talks about writing and also writing on the hearts of her children.

The Highest Compliment

The Highest Compliment

Why would he do such a thing?

Phil Ware describes several passages of Scripture that use the image of a mother bird or a woman in labor to express their love for new Christians, and then says this is the highest compliment a mom can receive.

Beloved!

Beloved!

We spend time with God and find out that we are loved!

Tammy Marcelain reminds us that we are able to realize that we are God's beloved when we take time to open ourselves to Him and be still and experience that God is with us and speaks to us in whispers.

Oprah and a Big Orange Pot

Oprah and a Big Orange Pot

What's a woman to do with a big orange pot?

Teresa Bell Kindred talks about the graduation of her twins, Oprah retiring and a big orange pot to cook roast in.

Something Fresh

Something Fresh

Don't you want more than something new?

Katha Winther shares insights on the New Year, fresh starts, and God's work of salvation in us!

Is Praying it Safe Best?

Is Praying it Safe Best?

Are our prayers too guarded and not adventurous enough?

Shana Schutte, author and speaker, challenges us to move away from pray it safe prayers to prayer that challenges us to live on the edge of faith and adventure.

I'll Take My Two Talents!

I'll Take My Two Talents!

How much is enough?

Lisa Mikitarian talks about the parable of the talents and learning to focus on using what we have and not saying, "If only"

Even When the Rain Falls

Even When the Rain Falls

Are you washed by the water?

Tammy Marcelain shares her experience at a recent baptism and reminds us of the mercy and grace that are ours in Jesus.

More Than a Matter of Taste

More Than a Matter of Taste

Why is it all about taste and aroma?

Katha Winther talks about all the smells and tastes that are associated with marketing products today and reminds us that life is more than food and clothing.

Dandelions: Cheerful & Prolific

Dandelions: Cheerful & Prolific

What in the world is a dandelion Christian?

Muriel Larson uses the dandelion to show us how we ought to live as Christians!

Risky Gratitude

Risky Gratitude

Why take this risk?

Stacy Voss shares the principle about thinking about the lovely things of God in your partner and not the bad things or the deficits.

Limitless Mercy

Limitless Mercy

How could He love us so?

Tammy Marcelain talks about Henri Nouwen's book and also about the prodigal son and the great love of God.

A Little Something Extra

A Little Something Extra

What do you have to share with others that is a little extra?

Katha Winther shares a tradition she picked up from her mother and that we should pass along to others along the way: give a little something extra.

Uncertainty: Defuse Your Anxiety by Looking Out for Others

Uncertainty: Defuse Your Anxiety by Looking Out for Others

Are you somebody's backup?

Michele Howe talks about the way of relieving anxiety and stress is to back up someone else in need.

Less of Me

Less of Me

Can I live up to my purpose?

Teresa Bell Kindred shares some ideas about New Year's resolutions and living for others.

Creative Christmas Letters?

Creative Christmas Letters?

Can anything be done to make these special?

Janet Colbrunn tackles the hard task of helping us write creative Christmas letters that do more than inform our friends: they tell our story for generations to come.

Tested and Approved

Tested and Approved

What does it lead us to do?

Laura Baker reminds us that we are tested and approved by God.

Safety, Beauty, and Power

Safety, Beauty, and Power

When can the destination make you miss the real gem of the trip?

Sarah Stirman talks about a side trip to the beach on a youth sponsored mission trip and the beauty that many missed because they chose the water park over the ocean.

It's About Time

It's About Time

How do you approach things?

Sarah Stirman speaks about common struggles women face and talks about the perspective from which they approach their decisions about these everyday matters.

Worthless Religion?

Worthless Religion?

What can empty our faith of its value?

Tammy Marcelain shares insight on who we welcome and how we welcome them into our midst, and also reflects on what we do to push them away and hurt them with our words and actions.

Has It Passed?

Has It Passed?

Somethings are just more difficult than others, until we have what others have to endure.

Lisa Mikitarian reflects on the passing of her husband's kidney stone and is caught up in the pain of two more passings.

Little Acts of Love

Little Acts of Love

Now what can I really do and does it really matter?

Marsha Jordan reminds us that we may not have the skill set or talents we would choose for ourselves, but we can still change the world through small acts of love.

Nearby Treasures

Nearby Treasures

Is what you most need to hear or see actually nearby?

Kelly Breece talks about taking her daughter to see her grandmother and how she discovers a homemade book nearby that blesses them all.