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A Perfect Kind of Peace

You sleep through your alarm and realize you’ll be late. Your kids throw their breakfast all over the floor. You get in the car and spill coffee on your shirt. You forget about a meeting and feel unprepared. You share something personal with a friend and feel misunderstood. You invest in something or someone but …

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A Heart of Gratitude

2,000 years ago there were 10 men with an infectious disease that caused severe, disfiguring skin sores and nerve damage in the arms, face, and legs. Needless to say, these men were social outcasts, written off by society as inferior and worthless. And then this happened in Luke 17:11-19, “As Jesus was going into a village, …

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We are Choice Wine

I turned 38 this year. Yikes. Someone told me the other day, “You know, getting older is just about perspective. It’s mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” Good point. But I want to be the kind of person who doesn’t get bitter with age. I want to get better. I want …

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When The Struggle Is Real

In the animated film “Zootopia”, the main character Judy Hopps returns to her apartment after a highly disappointing day. She flips quickly through her radio and just so happens to hear the following songs: “I, Loser” by Winston Marshall “Can’t Do Nuthin Right” by Madisen Ward “All By Myself” by Eric Carmen “Everybody Hurts” by …

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