Posts By: dukeslee

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Tuesday 11th October 2016

Stand With Haiti – One Way to Make a BIG Difference TODAY

Stand With Haiti - One Way to Make a BIG Difference TODAY

A few months ago,  I stood at the front of a Haitian church. My assignment: to bring the hope of the gospel to our sisters and brothers gathered in the pews. The story I shared was this: When I was a girl, fishing with my dad, a storm came out of nowhere, leaving us vulnerable […]

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Friday 30th September 2016

in a world where you can be anything, be kind

in a world where you can be anything, be kind

I recently got an email at 3:30 a.m. from a subscriber to my blog. It was the second email I’d gotten from her, and it was filled with such harshness and contempt that it made me literally gasp out loud. Her email was a stark reminder of a culture of meanness that has cropped up around ...

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Saturday 24th September 2016

Do Opposites Really Attract?

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Post by Amy Smith Opposites attract. I suppose I have always believed that this was true, at least on some level. And yet, I never cease to be amazed at all the ways this plays out in my every day life. I met my husband when we were both seniors in high school. We bonded […]

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Tuesday 20th September 2016

what we all need to know when the storms come – #tellhisstory

what we all need to know when the storms come - #tellhisstory

Hi. This is the version of me who ran through a literal storm last week. In this picture, I am clearly and completely soaked, as if I had jumped into the lake that I was walking around. But I didn’t jump in the lake. The skies opened, and out poured a storm. When it hit, […]

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Thursday 15th September 2016

How Being Weird Can Make You Happier

How Being Weird Can Make You Happier

I am always amazed at the tremendous amount of feedback I get whenever I write about being “weird.” I am beginning to think this is why: people need permission to be their truest, fullest selves. Maybe the world has tried to beat the “weird” out of all of us. Well, ...

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Tuesday 13th September 2016

What One Girl Taught Me About Vulnerability – #TellHisStory

What One Girl Taught Me About Vulnerability - #TellHisStory

Meet Maddie. She’s a sixth-grade girl who, several years ago, taught me an important lesson about vulnerability in friendships. Her story impacted me so much, that I included it in The Happiness Dare. On Saturday, Maddie showed up at the library for my book signing. She bought a book, ...

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