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On Submission

There are a thousand ways that I could start this post—a story of submission gone awry (I have plenty), or my general philosophy on rules and my compulsion to break them, or a historical background of cultural patriarchy during Biblical times. But instead, I want to start with Jesus and how he modeled submission for…

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To Steward: Our Bodies

  We are not our own, and therefore we need to steward everything we’ve been entrusted with, bodies included, well. But when people start talking about stewarding our bodies, I immediately get a bad attitude. This is largely because I have always reduced body stewardship to sexual fidelity and eating boring food. I understand the…

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Reflect + Rejoice Guide 2017

As the year comes to an end and the New Year quickly approaches, it’s important to look back as we also look ahead. This reflective guide focuses on four components of our lives: our spiritual lives, our relationships, our physical health and our emotional health. As we look at these four areas, the guide invites…

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The Burden Of Busyness

I turn thirty in exactly one month and I still have a thing or two on my “30 before 30” list. On my 29th birthday Ben asked me what I wanted to accomplish before I turned 30. While there were a series of little things the one big, lingering item was to have a completed…

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Weep With Those Who Weep

I have always been a sucker for a good cry. All growing up my mom would encourage me to just “cry it out” whenever I felt upset, off, confused, or even remotely unpleasant. Thus, crying has served as a sort of homeopathic cure-all throughout the first three decades of my life. Whenever I feel this…

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Unwavering: Faith

Walking in faith is a long and winding road. For certain stretches the path is straight and easy. But for other stretches, the path is filled with unseen twists and turns, hills and speed bumps, potholes, detours and rush hour traffic. Faith Ave. for me has been anything but straight and unwavering. As I look…

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