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As the mother of a five-year-old girl, I watched my fair share of princess movies during the pandemic. Hours trapped indoors made me quite thankful we live in a day when streaming channels are a reality. While I’m careful about my daughter’s screen time, there were several days when a good fairytale saved my sanity....
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Rejoicing in God While Living with an Unmet Desire My phone beeped, and a text from a friend popped up on the screen. I didn’t need to read more than a few sentences to discern the pain and disappointment in her heart. She said, “Marian, I’m reaching out to you because I know you get...
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Some women know and love Jesus, and then there are those rare ones who live, breathe, and exude Jesus out of every aspect of their being. This is how I would describe Andrea Howey. In just a few minutes conversation with her, I felt her heart for God beating out of her chest, I sensed...
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“The time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths” (2 Timothy 4:3–4)...
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Do you ever compare your gifts and talents to someone else and believe the lie that you are not qualified or equipped to serve God? I know that I have many times. The voice of failure and comparison intimidates most of us. I’m so thankful to have my friend Lincee Ray on the Redeemed Girl...
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For we walk by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7 Ironically, the mountain which I found myself clinging to for dear life was named, Oh Be Joyful. Truthfully, I would have described it as menacing, foreboding, or fearful, anything except, joyful. It wasn’t even a pretty mountain. Instead, it was a mass of ugly...
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“To live with desire is to choose vulnerability over self-protection; to admit our desire and seek help beyond ourselves is even more vulnerable. It is an act of trust. In other words, those who know their desire and refuse to kill it, or refuse to act as though they don’t need help, they are the...
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Continuing to grow in Jesus, especially after knowing Him years upon years, is a beautiful and beggarly feat. It’s a long-ward journey, often marked by highs and lows, by which we follow Jesus into the depths upon depths of an ongoing intimate relationship, conforming more into His likeness, and walking out a life of Spirit-driven...
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This Sunday marks the three-year anniversary of the worst disaster in the history of the garment industry: Rana Plaza, where 1,134 people were killed when a garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed. Fast fashion allows us to get a cheap new outfit every week, but it’s taking a toll on people and the planet. The clothing...
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