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Defined by Our Roots

I’ve recently taken up gardening.

Or…more accurately…I’ve taken up letting my mom garden in our yard while I take all the credit.

(just kidding, ma…I tell them it was you). 1,106 more words


When the plow blade snaps

Every missionary knows there are times when the ground is too hard. The blade snaps against centuries old rock and the shoulder that pushes the plow screams in pain. 316 more words

Facing The Enemy

★ Thought for the Day - Why to Love Mornings ★ 

There probably is nothing worse than than the alarm clock breaking the silence of the room, wrenching you out a comfortable sleep.  Many people hate mornings but if you think about it, they are great…it’s like a “do-over,” like a free guy in PAC-MAN, a chance to turn the week around around.  58 more words

Run with perseverance! Hebrews 12:1

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. 33 more words


Fitting All the Pieces Together

There are a lot of moving parts in daily life. Lots of decisions to make. Lots of problems to solve. Lots of questions to answer. Lots of responsibilities to coordinate. 327 more words


The love of my fate ...

I have three books that I’m currently reading and today I picked one up titled I Believe: When What You Believe Matters by Eldon Taylor.  I found a passage that jumped out at me and I read it again and again. 357 more words


Why my life isn't a beautiful dance?

If life was a dance show, I would be the one to watch from the back. I wouldn’t even be in the first rows because no one among the dancers is my friend. 591 more words