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5 Ways to Grow Spiritually Stronger Every Morning

5 Ways to Grow Spiritually Stronger Every Morning

November 23, 1941 – Etty Hillesum

80 years ago today.

November 21, 1941 – Etty Hillesum

80 years ago today.

Joan’s Place

I rode my bike, a boy’s BMX racer, to school those days, even in the blistering Colorado deep freezes. Many mornings I’d watch the weather report forecast the risk of frostbite as I zipped up my three sizes too large coat and plodded out the door.

Roots

Made stronger in the struggle – Deeper roots are grown.

Vulnerable, Savage, Gritty, Dangerous, That’s Why – UPDATE

My oldest son needed to talk. A miracle this is, due to the effects of parental alienation. We met, and chatted for three hours and in the midst of our conversation he casually mentions that his dad asked him to clean out the garage. My post Vulnerable, Savage, Gritty, Dangerous, That’s Why was fresh, my emotions raw, and I practically begged him, “If anything in that garage is mine, please let me have it.”

A few days later a text stopped me in my tracks: “Mom, you have a lot of stuff here.”

Recounting God’s Faithfulness

It’s easy to forget how many times the Lord has came through for us.

Share Your Torch

“I felt like I could be an Olympic champ, so I kept going. I did it! … In my wildest of dreams I knew!” Tamyra Menshah-Stock Interview after winning the 2021 Olympic Gold in Women’s Wrestling I love watching people do what makes them… Continue Reading “Share Your Torch”

One of Those People

Ratty curls flopped on top of my hundred-pound body. I dressed in oversized boy’s clothes and carried a coffee cup that might have contained Jack Daniels. My breath reeked of smoke. I jumped on a friend’s handlebars and somehow made it to 8th grade.… Continue Reading “One of Those People”

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