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What We Can Learn From Separation

Come out from them and be separate, says the Lord. Touch no unclean thing, and I will receive you. (2 Corinthians 6:17) Most often, separation doesn’t feel good. We get comfortable in our relationships, habits and preferences — sometimes even when they may be harmful, or at the very least, not beneficial. We often struggle with removing what’s detrimental to …

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[Podcast] Loss, Grief & Loving Again With Brittany Price Brooker

Today we are talking to Brittany Price Brooker. She is a speaker, mama, wife and singer/songwriter. She lives in the Atlanta, Georgia, area with her family and just may be a super hero. She has an incredible story, and I’ve asked her to come and share her insight on how to love God in the midst of trials. I don’t know …

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God, If He’s Not For Me, Don’t Let Him Contact Me

God, if this is not what You have for me, then don’t even let him contact me. I stared at the words I’d just written in my prayer journal, and wondered if I really meant them. I knew my tendency to pray what I should pray, even if my sincerity was questionable.  A friend had approached me about setting me up with a …

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Pursuing Brokenness

In life, we all have choices to make. One of those choices is whether we will allow brokenness to make us beautiful or bitter. I’ve seen both results in my own life — times when I changed for the better, and times when I allowed circumstances to harden my heart. In those moments, I chose anger, unforgiveness and bitterness to …

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Comfort For Those Grieving Alone

My mother’s hands were cold and still. She lay with her eyes closed, her only movement coming from the effort of breathing. I had been by her side all night, listening to the rhythm of her breath, shaking with the shock that my mother was truly dying from the cancer we prayed God would heal. Around 5:15 a.m., her breathing …

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Shower Season

Ten … 10 times. That is the number of times I’ve been asked to be in a wedding. It only averages out to about once a year over the past decade, but it still feels like a lot. I’ve probably been invited to three times that many weddings (maybe more, I lost count about 5 years ago). For most of …

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Single Parents: There Is Life Beyond Your Loss

The year after my marriage fell apart was hands down the worst of my life. Most days were a blur as I stumbled through them trying to contain my emotions and take care of my children. It was the pinnacle to a life full of loss that seemed unbelievable, and undeserved, and just … unfair. It left me shaken, literally, …

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Tragedy Makes 3 Widows In One Family

I cried through most of my twenties. Who am I kidding? I’m still crying in my thirties, but for very different reasons.
 Thirteen years ago, dreams were coming true. I had my college diploma in hand, the handsomest fellow by my side, and a wedding ring on my finger!
 “God is good!” said the preacher. “All the time!” said the congregation. I grew …

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