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31 days of living free: hello, goodbye.

I’m not great at goodbyes. I fumble over farewells. I linger longer than I should and I give extra hugs even after we’ve said goodbye for the tenth time. I (usually) save the waterworks for until the door shuts. As “see … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: heart, home, and hospitality

In the quiet of the morning, I’m sneaking into the dark corners of the living room, an old mug brimming with coffee as my only companion. As I sit here and I look at this place we get to call … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: words matter (and a letterpress giveaway!)

When we were in the thick of adopting Joseph from Nigeria, we were intentional about being sensitive to the language we used. Words matter. When we created a t-shirt design to help with adoption fees, we settled on an image … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: what is brave?

I think you always need a dose of bravery when you read your words in front of a giant (well, to me!) room full of women. Today at MOPS, I shared a devotional based on this blog post. How do … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: focus on your strengths

Every once in awhile, I hear someone speak and think, “YES. MORE OF THAT.” That’s how I feel every time I listen to Elizabeth Hagen. (She inspired me to write this popular post.) I’m a big fan of Elizabeth’s mother, … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: nothing can separate

I looked down over the waters. I listened to the leaves rustle and the wind echo across the lake and I wrestled with God. Could He really be who He says He is? In the good times it is so … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: free to have fun

I know so many fierce women who are holding it down at the office, at home, and in their communities. Can I just say, GET IT, GIRL. You ladies know who you are. You’re the unsung heroes who make everything … Continue reading

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