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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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My friend Cheryl Scruggs is a wife, mom, author, podcast host, and Biblical marriage counselor. But mostly, she is a Redeemed Girl. Her transparent love for Jesus and her authentic story of finding freedom in Christ oozes through her life and ministry. Recently, I was a guest on her podcast, Thriving Beyond Belief and was...
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There are few women I know who have a fiery passion to fight injustice and stand for truth like Leigh Kohler. Her love for Jesus and scripture and to see the broken redeemed permeates of all her speaking and writing. Leigh is the founder of the Freedom Church Alliance, a ministry working to end sex...
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A few years back, Disney remade the classic fairytale Cinderella. When I was a little girl, I grew up with the cartoon version and can still close my eyes and imagine her sparkling ball gown, glass slippers, and magical pet mice. Skeptical that anything could be better than the animated one of my childhood, I delayed...
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My husband and I looked at each other last week, after collapsing into yet another bed, in another home that is not our own, and said, “2016 has been one for the record books…I’m so ready for 2017!” While we are not technically homeless, we have been camping out at friends and families’ homes for...
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“You may have traveled long and far, across states and time zones to make it to this moment. You may have only traveled a short distance. Maybe you have been looking forward to this week all year, or maybe a friend invited you, and you’re still not quite sure how you got here. But I...
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As the car pulled up to the terminal, my new friend mustered the courage to ask me a question that burdened her heart for many miles. “Marian, how do I become a woman of purity?” I met this beautiful young woman a few years ago at a women’s conference. She was my hostess for the weekend...
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A few years back, I FELL IN LOVE with a pair of jeans at Nordstrom’s. They were fabulous! The perfect cut, color, and length (and if you’re 5’11 like me, you know that is hard to do.) I adored everything about them … except one thing, the price tag. Let’s just say, I could’ve fed a small...
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