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The Kindling Sessions

Smiles of Grace 2018 The Kindling Sessions   When I think of the word “kindling” my mind drifts to the smell of …


The Best Mom in the World

“You’re the best mom in the world!” My firstborn proclaimed. A joyous chorus of agreement filtered down through the younger children. I …


Marked by Jesus

At the dawn of the New Year lies fresh hope, renewed perspective, & a gloriously blank slate. All the days of 2017 …


Forgiven: The Beautiful Gospel

And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince …


Grace for Moms

There is beauty in wiping bottoms, a glory in folding towels, a ministry in wiping salt water streams off reddened faces and …


What are you waiting for?

Today I’ve been wringing my hands and a little more preoccupied in thought than I usually am. Nothing brings out our worried …