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Wisdom Together

“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.” James 3:13 (NIV) For all of their lives, my children have known a secret. When circumstances fall apart, there is a safe place. Their...

You Are (Un)Invited

The party sounded amazing. The people I’d heard were going are easy to be with, incredibly fun, and all have mad skills in the kitchen. And when I saw the invitation posted on a friend’s refrigerator I smiled at the creative brilliance. The only problem was I didn’t...

When I Want to Be Mean

I looked at the text message in complete disbelief. Why couldn’t this person see how insensitive and hurtful she was being? I don’t know who made up the saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Either they had nerves of...