On Grace

By Keely Steger. “Last month I undertook a Whole 30. It’s an eating program designed to reset your body and it allows you to pay attention to how certain potentially “offensive” food groups affect how you feel and your overall well-being…”

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Doug Serven
The Things We Remember

By Matt Teeselink. “Its graduation season. A time for new beginnings and bringing things to a close. As you read this I will be attending my third graduation ceremony this year. Graduations are a time of reflection, remembrance and looking forward…”

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Doug Serven
On Worry

By Mary Rachel Fenrick. “Confession: I am a worrier. In our culture today, worrying has become a relatively minor sin, or, as Jerry Bridges would call it, a ‘respectable sin’.  Saying, ‘I am a worrier’ sounds less offensive than, ‘I am a cheater’ or, ‘I am a liar…’”

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Where Are You?

By Keely Steger. “So much of what I heard and learned at last month’s Women’s Retreat is still kicking around in my head and in my heart. I’ve been thinking about Abby’s talk on honesty and hope and trying to start each day asking myself two simple questions…”

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Doug Serven
On Busyness

By Katie Shinn. “It seems like people are always busy, always struggling to find enough time, stretched to their physical and emotional limits. When talking to people and asking how they are, they rarely say they are well-rested, calm, and doing just fine…”

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Doug Serven
Out Of Dark Places

By Lauren Hunter. “I spend a great deal of time thinking about what my mind looks like.  Mostly I see a masquerade of dancing couples, acrobats, and gentlemen wearing coattails…”

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Doug Serven
Life After Loss

By Katie Shinn. “It has been a hard year for a lot of us.  In my life, the really hard years don’t come around very often, but when they do they hit hard and they suck. If you know me, you probably know me as a really happy person…”

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The Importance Of Adventure

By Jonathan Atchley. “We hightailed it out of town two days ago and no one knew where we were going except me.  There was about a two hour car ride in front of us so I was trying to get some good family conversation going…”

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Doug Serven