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How my Son Found His Wife (through my Instagram account!)

Once upon a time, in the middle of The Mitten (The great state of Michigan), there was a freckle-faced boy with a chocolate-milk mustache and strawberry blond hair. He loved to tinker with tools and discover how things worked. He could often be found dismantling something, attempting to unearth its inward parts to learn what

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Your Second New Year {A FREE Challenge}

How are you doing on your New Year’s Resolutions? Feeling motivated? Still going strong? Or have you fizzled a bit? Today I’m welcoming my friend Clare Smith to the blog to share about her new challenge, Your Second New Year: Course-Correct, Re-Focus and Awaken Your Year. I hope it inspires you to live your priorities

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Get to Know Your Spouse All Over Again

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Philippians 2:3-4 (ESV) The sound of clanking silverware and clinking dishes wafted through the air as my husband and I sat

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5 Ways to Turn Your Greatest Worries Into Your Deepest Prayers

Do you ever find yourself “freaking out” with fear. My imagination can concoct all sorts of scenarios peppered with dread and doom. Sometimes I can’t shake fear as I try to fall asleep. But I have come to trust this perspective-shifting truth: God is not worried. He’s not in heaven wringing His hands, wondering just how

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