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Can We Skip Christmas?

The smell of freshly baked gingerbread came from the kitchen and the lights on the tree glowed as I sat for a few minutes and enjoyed the moment. But it hasn’t always been this way. There was a time when I simply did not want to have Christmas at all. Just dragging the tree out and decorating the house left me feeling like my body was encased...

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Unthinkable Loss: Miscarriage and Stillbirth
Unthinkable Loss: Miscarriage and Stillbirth

"We can't find a heartbeat. I'm sorry, your baby is gone." I couldn't believe what I was hearing - there obviously had been some crazy mistake. At first I thought they must be in the wrong room. I felt sorry for that poor woman next door – I wouldn't want to be in her shoes right now. Or maybe it was the ultrasound. These machines malfunction...

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6 Creative Ways to Develop Gratitude
6 Creative Ways to Develop Gratitude

With the busy lives most of us lead, expressions of thanksgiving to God may seldom occur outside of mealtime prayers. Words of praise find few places to surface as we scurry through our day. We manage to squeeze in time to ask God for something, but how often do we just say “thank you”? The Bible teaches that giving thanks should be a priority....

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