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True Hope

Not long ago I visited the Empire State Building with a friend. The line looked short—just down the block and around the corner. Yet as we entered the building, we discovered the line of people stretching through the lobby, up … Continue reading

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Excerpt from a Career Journal: Mission Statement

“We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised.” Reading this nearly two decades later, I cringe that I thought it was appropriate to use Hebrews 6:12 … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

My four-year-old son is full of questions, and chatters constantly. I love talking with him, but he’s developed an unfortunate habit of talking to me even when his back is turned. I often find myself saying, “I can’t hear you—please … Continue reading

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Walking God’s Way

“We’re going this way,” I said as I touched my son’s shoulder and redirected him through the crowd to follow his mom and sisters in front of us. I’d done this more often as the day wore on at the … Continue reading

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The Family Language

I was paging through my great-grandmother’s Bible when a treasure fell into my lap. On a small scrap of paper, in a young child’s handwriting, were the words, “Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of … Continue reading

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