Fat Girl Faith

Fat Girl Faith Fat Girl Faith

Fat Girl Faith

Written by Rachel Snyder   I’ve struggled with my weight for many years. Like, all of them. My whole adult life has been spent between 220 and 250 pounds. A size 16/18 (sometimes closer to an 18, a 16 when I was feeling pretty svelte). I was about to start that whole love-the-skin-you’re-in-who-cares-if-I’m-fat thing. Finally. […]

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Life Partner

Life Partner Life Partner

Life Partner

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Written by Cyndi Word My children were ages 3, 1 and 3 months in the womb when I suddenly found myself as a single parent. I had a strong support system in the form of my family, but I knew I would need a partner “on the scene” and in my home as I raised […]

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Do you wish or do you pray?

Do you wish or do you pray? Do you wish or do you pray?

Do you wish or do you pray?

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Written by Donna Bowles   Working in an elementary school at this time of the year, one of the highlights of my day is going out for recess. I long for fresh air and sunshine on my head even if it means enduring the cold for half an hour. Recently, a kindergartener I had not […]

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Called to Love

Called to Love Called to Love

Called to Love

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Written by Dene Nidiffer   If you’ve read anything I have written for this blog over time you know I have an adopted daughter. She’s the “apple of my eye”, she “completes me”… she really is an amazing kid (her name is Delaney). She is smart, funny, witty, kind, beautiful inside and out! I feel […]

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It’s only with surrender….

It’s only with surrender…. It’s only with surrender….

It’s only with surrender….

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Written by Angela Sutsakhan This week a box arrived in the mail and on the cover was one of my favorite verses. When I opened an email the next day, God again put that verse before me. It is a verse that has encouraged me since I was a child, Romans 8:28:  “All things work together […]

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Listen, Learn, and Lead the Way

Listen, Learn, and Lead the Way Listen, Learn, and Lead the Way

Listen, Learn, and Lead the Way

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Written by Donna Bowles These are the words a local principal uses to inspire her staff and students. She places the words at the bottom of her weekly staff newsletter as a reminder of the goal she set for her school at the beginning of the school year. She also spends time with each grade […]

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Put your hands in the air…

Put your hands in the air… Put your hands in the air…

Put your hands in the air…

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Written by Rachel Snyder …like you just don’t care! I’ve been contemplating worship lately. Specifically, my focus for the past few weeks has been on the act of putting hands up during the musical praise and worship in church. Why do we do this? I mean, CLEARLY only the awesomest, most devout of Christians would […]

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