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Workmanship of the Potter’s Hands and Beauty from Brokenness

  Last month, I was captivated by a sermon that my pastor gave titled “What Book Are You Writing?” There are many things I hope I am writing with my life, but if there’s one message I want my life … Continue reading

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Emotional purity and guarding the heart with vigilance

Sometimes, our hearts feed off of the voices that speak lies to us. Sometimes, our hearts are too blinded by hurt to see the truth of the matter. Sometimes, our hearts lead us astray—far, far away from even a glimpse of the actual truth. Continue reading

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Tending the gardens of gratitude

And that’s precisely where I think my life is currently poised: Between the undeserved flowers and the responsibility to care for the undeserved flowers. Continue reading

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The Weight of Listening

I’ve been at the beach for a total of five days, and I’ve only just now intentionally listened to the sound of the ocean waves crashing ashore. I’d like to think of myself as a here-and-now, observant kind of person … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Have to Prove

The human race truly fascinates me. If you look close enough, you’ll see that we all essentially want the same things.  We all hope for the same things. We all strive for the same things.  Success, love, approval, admiration, acceptance—whatever … Continue reading

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Sifting Through the Diamond Mine of Pain

It’s been awhile since I’ve let myself really ponder the depths of life, and it’s taken quite a trial to bring me here. After five long years of battling cancer, my beloved grandma left this earth a few days ago. … Continue reading

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