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Not Knowing What’s Next. And Surviving It.

We’ve been in the field about a week now and it’s been going well. Yesterday I drove the combine all day picking corn and overall it was a good day. It started raining about 4PM and we quit and called...

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Everything I Need From Him

I’m not sure who to blame, but I frequently have to sit myself down and REFOCUS. Whether it’s planning a meal, cleaning the house, or moving forward in my ministry, I find myself asking “Now what was I doing again?”...

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022: Positive Thinking is Not Biblical Thinking

I was doing some blog-housecleaning and discovered that this podcast episode never made its way to the blog! So weird. Anyway, this was a great show and this book is really profound! Enjoy!     Today’s long awaited episode is...

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Recommended Reading: Home

Today my friend and talented writer Kathy Strauch shares with us her review of Home, a book about our eternal home. Heaven is a popular topic, but I think Elyse offers a refreshingly Scriptural explanation coupled with the questions and...

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029: Grownup Friendship Goals

Most of us have had a series of friendships that can bring up a whole host of emotions when we think about them. It occurred to me recently that some of us (me included!) might not be approaching our friendships...

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Right Before Everything Changes

The house is finally quiet. The second week of school is almost over but of course it hasn’t looked as I expected. Sick kids, busy days, stressful news… But today the house is quiet. The rain falls steadily outside. Our...

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028: Jesus Is Like An Onion

We are layered people. Not one-dimensional like the people on sitcoms.  Me. My husband. The grocery store clerk. Everyone.  Jesus too.  There’s way more to Him than I tend to think.  He’s layered like an onion – just like us. ...

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Sideline Cheering & Bold Prayers

In some parts of the county it’s rained way too much this month. The corn and beans love the heat and humidity, but 12 inches of rain in less than 7 days doesn’t work out too well around here. Many...

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027: Honest Questions About Sin & Reality

Theology is interesting to me because I like to get to the crux of things. Analyze the snot out of them. (It’s a gift. Sortof.) Hence I like critical thinking. Asking questions, finding answers. Good stuff. Which is why I’m...

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Instincts, Rewards, and Survival on the Farm

The calf was born on the other side of the creek in a small pasture along a line of timber. He was healthy and found his mama’s teats within the first few hours. No farmers around to intervene, the initial...

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