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Monday 23rd February 2015

The Only Way Out

The Only Way Out

Have you ever been stuck in a pit so deep that you didn’t think you’d ever get out? I was stuck in a hole for 15 years. My hole was the shape of doubt. I didn’t believe the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection. I was afraid that the whole Bible was a sham. But I […]

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Saturday 17th January 2015

What We Need to Know When We’re Dealing with Hard Things

What We Need to Know When We're Dealing with Hard Things

Hey friend, You’ve got Hard Things going on, don’t you? Maybe your Hard Thing is news you’ve yet to deliver, a difficult conversation that’s long overdue, a deadline that seems impossible to reach, or a life-calling that feels scary. Maybe your Hard Thing is the everyday battle of ...

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Monday 8th December 2014

Have Yourself a PreApproved Christmas

preapproved christmas

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the holidays? When the “weary world rejoices” on Christmas morning, are you often too weary too notice? If that’s you, I’ve got Good News for you. This Christmas can be a new kind of Christmas — one where we let go of the guilt and ...

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Saturday 25th October 2014

The Secret to Dealing With Hard Times

suffering

Maybe you’re at the end of a long week, a long year. Maybe you’re somewhere, at the end of a life. And it hurts. All of it hurts, and when you’re in the middle of it, it can be hard to see the good in any of it. If you’re like me, you may have grown up in […]

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Monday 4th August 2014

A Prescription for Worry (The 2-Day Challenge)

A Prescription for Worry (The 2-Day Challenge)

 I fired my inner worry-wart this morning at 3:28 a.m. Let me just say, we did not part on good terms. “We have fundamentally different views about some things,” I said under my breath, before I sent her packing. “It’s not me, it’s you. You are a drain on my calendar, my work life, my ...

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Saturday 17th May 2014

When You’re Tired of Wearing Masks

mask, perfectionism

This is where years of mask-wearing got me — 1 – I sometimes hid the best parts of me. 2 – I lost track of the real me — unsure where my mask ended and my skin started. 3 – I alienated friends. I knew it for sure when I got this email the other […]

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