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Legacy of Faith

20 Years of Ministry

I have a little exercise for you. Think back. How old were you twenty years ago? What was going on in your life? Some of you were teenagers

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Legacy of Faith

I Have Decided To Follow Jesus

A few years ago I spoke at a conference with the theme “Though None Go with Me.” Once I heard the title, my mind started racing with all

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Don't Leave Christmas
Holidays

Don’t Leave Christmas

It’s the week before the birth of Christ and life is the same. Merchants peddle their goods. Women sweep the floors of their homes and prepare meals. Priests

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Legacy of Faith

Managing Margin

As women we try to be super heroes. Our capes encircle our necks as we swoop in to rescue our families, especially our children. We exert so much

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Legacy of Faith

A Second Marriage Success

Today is my 30th anniversary to my second husband, Rich! Woo-hoo is right! Most people who know Rich would describe him as humble, quiet, a noble man of character,

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Everyday Life

Thankful

I have two beautiful trees in my front yard. My favorite tree of all casts shade over the whole yard and also holds a tree swing, which I

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Legacy of Faith

3 Tips for Moms of Adult Children

Motherhood. Who can begin to put into words all the emotions wrapped up in that role? It’s a wonder we’re not all half-crazy at times. It’s a dichotomy

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