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What A Vet Taught Me About My Personal Battles (10 Lessons From Vietnam)

By On November 10, 2017

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” ~ Plato Maybe it’s because I grew up in Silicon Valley surrounded by engineers. For whatever reason, I had never met… Read More

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Four Movements To Be Yourself and Be At Rest

By On August 13, 2015

I stood there. The door had slammed in front of me. It didn’t matter what I said or what I did. What mattered was that she was mad. I would have to… Read More

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The spiritual gift of encouragement is no lesser just because it is hidden.

Feeling Invisible? Let Encouragement In

By On July 23, 2015

One time, when I was little, I played a game. Grandparents, aunts and uncles were all visiting that weekend. The house was packed. I don’t know why I came up with the… Read More

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The beauty of the faith journey isn't measured by how far you’ve walked on the journey of life; it lies in Who you’ve been walking with.

Why Your Best Days Are Ahead of You

By On July 16, 2015

When we’re tempted to look back and think our best days are behind us, God knows better. Every once in a while, I like to clean out my closets and drawers. Like… Read More

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What A Vet Taught Me About My Personal Battles (10 Lessons From Vietnam)

By On November 11, 2011

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” ~ Plato Maybe it’s because I grew up in Silicon Valley surrounded by engineers. For whatever reason, I had never met… Read More

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The New You: Why Kindergarten Isn’t Just For Kids

By On September 26, 2011

When you’re unsure about changes ahead and how it would shape a new you, what encourages you to keep going? You’d think I was serving him his last meal. “What do you… Read More

Don’t Listen To Voices That Rattle: 5 Ways To Open Your Heart To Friendship

By On September 15, 2011

{Photo by Dawn Camp} I was fine until I had to board a small plane connecting me from Charlotte, South Carolina to Hilton Head Island. As I climbed up onto the unfolded… Read More

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Start Living As God’s Work of Art

By On August 25, 2011

Do you have God-given interests and passions you’ve put to the side? It is time to start believing God placed them in you for a purpose. One of the ways I’d like… Read More

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Get Rebellious To Become Lifegiving

By On July 21, 2011

Once I realized I had nothing left but my faith, something very peculiar happened. I started started becoming a little bit rebellious. To become lifegiving. I had reached an important crossroad in… Read More

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Facing What You Fear To Live A Significant Life

By On July 14, 2011

What does it mean to have faith?  God values faith in ways we least expect. I never used to be afraid. I was all faith. Or so I thought. I had enough… Read More

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You’re Not Invisible: The Gift of Encouragement

By On June 2, 2011

    *DaySpring* Ecouragement Giveaway Today!  Today, we're starting a new June series: "Shots of Encouragement". To kick things off, two winners will be selected to receive their pick of DaySpring's Premium Greeting… Read More

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Is Food Your Drug Of Choice? (Book Giveaway — Lysa TerKeurst’s Made To Crave)

By On February 7, 2011

“Food had become like a drug… it’s a good drug choice for a Christian… Every church event provided my drug out in the open with no hesitation…” ~ Lysa TerKeurst If you’re… Read More

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Because some days you need a double shot of faith