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RAGAMUFFIN, Based on the life of Rich Mullins: Giveaway

July 18, 2014

I was first introduced to Rich Mullins at children’s camp one year in Glen Rose, Texas. During one of the worship sets some band sang the song “Our God is An Awesome… Read More

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Faith

Every Mom Works by Ashley Andreano

July 11, 2014

My mother was a mom that worked in the home, a ‘stay at home mom’. It was AWESOME for me and my brothers. She volunteered like crazy at our schools and she… Read More

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Jesus and Mismatched Socks by Malorie Weber

July 10, 2014

I walk into the chaos and immediately feel unwelcome. Does anyone know I’m here? Does anyone care? I swirl around the rest of the night, trying to keep up. All the while,… Read More

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Parents: We Can’t Save Our Kids

July 9, 2014

This was originally published on the VERGE: Family site on June 12, 2014. I grew up scared into saying a prayer of salvation. I definitely didn’t want to go to hell, so… Read More

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Books I read in June 2014

July 8, 2014

Summer reading is by far my favorite. Actually beach reading is by far my favorite, and I read four books while Aaron and I were at the beach in early June. It’s… Read More

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Surprising Peace by Gloria Furman

July 7, 2014

A Big Surprise The midwives on the midnight shift in the maternity wing each paid a visit to my room to encourage me. I didn’t sleep that night, but not necessarily because… Read More

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Stitch Fix Review #11

July 4, 2014

I received my eleventh Stitch Fix this week and honestly I think this might have been my favorite. (Although I feel like I say that so often!) As soon as I opened… Read More

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Throwback Thursday: My eyelashes

July 3, 2014

I have a few friends that have started talking to me about these eyelash extensions they were getting. My first thought was – “seriously? eye lash extensions – what has this world… Read More

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Happy Hour Podcast #9 with Ashley Benson

July 2, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s guest on THE HAPPY HOUR is my friend Ashley Benson. Ashley and I actually grew up together in Brownwood, TX and then reconnected later in… Read More

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Around the Web: June 2014

July 1, 2014

This past month I had two articles over at the VERGE NETWORK and was on the Verge Women podcast twice. I love writing/podcasting for VERGE and I hope that you get to… Read More

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Traveling to Haiti by Tara Livesay

June 26, 2014

So often I hear this from people (normally in an email) “I have always wanted to go to Haiti. Can you help me know where to go and what to do?” I… Read More

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Happy Hour Podcast #8 with Julie Hayes

June 25, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download   Today’s guest on THE HAPPY HOUR is  Julie Hayes. The interesting thing about this podcast is that Julie and I have never met, but yet she contacted… Read More

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Supporting our Palestinian Friends by Travis Wussow

June 24, 2014

Tent of Nations – Update from Tent of Nations on Vimeo. Imagine that one day, you wake up to find a notice on your door saying that the police are going to… Read More

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Preparing Your Daughter for Every Woman’s Battle by Julie Paquette

June 23, 2014

For the past 3 years, I have spent an evening in August having “the talk” with each of my daughters.  It is not easy. I was talking to an older couple last month, and we… Read More