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Living My Faith

Be like them

Paul’s words struck me initially as a bit too proud to have a place in the Holy Bible. “Whatever you have learned or received…

Living My Faith

In it to win it

“Do you not know that when runners compete in the stadium, they all run, but only one receives the prize? Run like that—to win”…

Living My Faith

Free stuff

Every August in Madison, Wisconsin, moving days are a bargain shoppers’ dream. As apartment leases end, college students fill the sidewalks and curbs with…

Living My Faith

Unzip that baggage

As a child of the 1980s, there were some interesting fashions: parachute pants, shoulder pads in sports coats, and my favorite—KangaRoos shoes, which were…

Living My Faith

God is worth it

Every advertisement in the world has the same goal—to convince you that _________ is worthy. The word worthy essentially means “worth it,” which is…

Living My Faith

Today is the day the Lord has made!

Do you ever shop at Aldi? With four small, seemingly always hungry kids at home, I sure do!  One of my favorite things about…

Bible 101

You will see him

Have you ever prepared to teach a Bible lesson or a Sunday school class? Or have you put serious thought into how to talk…

Living My Faith

Encourage others

I love getting mail, even if it’s a bill (at least until I open it), but to see my name in print, to see…

Depression & Anxiety

.1% happy

If you don’t think being happy is hard, listen to the words of tenth-century ruler Abd al-Rahman III: “I have now reigned above fifty…

Life’s Challenges

Hope for the future

I just love it when my seed catalogs arrive in the mail this time of year! I like to take a day—in the deepest,…

Life’s Challenges

Good cuts from an expert

A diamond needs to be cut in order to achieve its greatest beauty. That kind of seems counterintuitive, doesn’t it? How can cutting a…

Depression & Anxiety

How to deal with anxiety (Part 4)

Out of the 30 times that words like worry and anxiety show up in the Bible, 8 of them are in Jesus’ classic teaching…