My boxing gloves and my new fight…

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I decided it was high time to clean out my closet.  Imagine: shoes everywhere, hats, purses, and clothes that I haven’t worn in 12 years—count them, 12. Some things I choose to hang on to …

Church Girls Need A Savior Too

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“Takes one to know one!” It was the only response left to give when you had run out of cuss words and “Yo Momma” jokes. On childhood playgrounds, half truths mixed with half lies, were as …

Church

May 21 2014

You Inherit Me

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What if your glory, your inheritance were in me? What if it's true that what you believe for me and put into me is what you inherit when that inheritance comes? What if I am …

Family

May 21 2014

Young Man, Walk

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  I grinned when I saw him. My daughter ran and gave him the kind of velcro hug only a little sister could. He looked exhausted yet his easy gait revealed a solidness found when a …

Culture

May 21 2014

Into the Wilderness

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58 weeks ago I took a walk in the woods. I didn’t go into the woods to find wilderness - these were not expansive woods where one could get lost even if they were trying. …

No More Wannabe Playboys

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*This article is excerpted from Timothy Willard and Jason Locy's new book Home Behind The Sun: Connect With God in the Brilliance of the Everyday.  A hundred years ago, fatherlessness was a result of paternal death. Today, …

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