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The Hands and Feet of Jesus: Meaningful Ways to Help a Sick Friend

The Hands and Feet of Jesus: Meaningful Ways to Help a Sick Friend

A few years ago, I spent many weeks battling pneumonia, the flu, bronchitis, and a relapse of pneumonia. I’m appreciative of the many friends who went the extra mile during this challenging time to minister to me in my time of need. Maybe you’re not sure how to help someone in the midst of a crisis. Often, when we don’t know what to do, we do nothing at all. Read more as I share ways we can be the hands and feet of Jesus and offer meaningful support when we have a friend who is sick. One thing I know for certain is #wearebettertogether!

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Remember Who You Are: 10 Scriptures to Remind You of Your True Identity

Remember Who You Are: 10 Scriptures to Remind You of Your True Identity

Repeatedly throughout Scripture, God reminds us of our true identity: who we are and whose we are. It is crucial to hide the Word of God in your heart, so that when the lying whispers of the enemy attack, you can refute them with truth. For those days when you need an encouraging reminder, here are just a few of those Bible verses that declare the truth about your identity and help you remember who you are and what God has to say about you.

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Finding Healing and Hope through a Simple Letter to Mom

Finding Healing and Hope through a Simple Letter to Mom

In my recent Dear Mom post, I shared how my son challenged me to write a letter to my now deceased mother, and to God, sharing the thoughts, sentiments, and feelings I would share if she were still here for Mother’s Day. Through the simple letter I wrote to my mom, I found healing and hope through the transformative power of God’s love.

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4 Ways of Showing Grace Before Leaving Homebase

4 Ways of Showing Grace Before Leaving Homebase

How often do you consider what your daily departing words or farewell actions might entail prior to saying goodbye to a loved one before they head out the door to their intended destination? Whether you’re saying goodbye to a young adult leaving for college or a family member leaving home for the day, simple gestures of grace make a difference. Tamar Miller shares 4 ways of showing grace before leaving homebase.

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Embracing the Golden Rule in Parenting Adult Kids

Embracing the Golden Rule in Parenting Adult Kids

As followers of Jesus, we are called to treat others as we would like to be treated, and this principle holds incredible power in our parenting journey. In an excerpt from her book, “Love, Pray, Listen,” Mary DeMuth shares the concept of applying the Golden Rule in our relationships with our adult children. We’ll explore this timeless principle as we reflect on our own experiences, discover valuable insights, and learn how embracing the Golden Rule can transform our interactions with our adult kids.

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Love, Pray, Listen: Finding Joy and Purpose in Parenting Adult Kids

Love, Pray, Listen: Finding Joy and Purpose in Parenting Adult Kids

Parenting is one of the most fulfilling and challenging roles in life, and it doesn’t stop when our children reach adulthood. In fact, parenting adult children can be just as difficult, if not more so, as we navigate the changing dynamics of our relationship with them. In this post, Mary DeMuth explores some of the key themes from her book, “Love, Pray, Listen,” and how they can help us find joy and purpose in parenting our adult kids.

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3 Reminders for the Christian Woman Who Struggles with Pornography

3 Reminders for the Christian Woman Who Struggles with Pornography

Are you a Christian woman who struggles with pornography? It’s not something you’ll hear talked about from the pulpit. But more and more Christian women find themselves in a battle with porn addiction. The shame and stigma can be overwhelming. Jessica Harris has been there. She wants to remind you that you are not alone. You and your struggle matter to God. If you are looking for hope to overcome, be sure and read this post.

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Anxiety Attack vs. Panic Attack: Key Differences and Symptoms

Anxiety Attack vs. Panic Attack: Key Differences and Symptoms

Have you ever had an anxiety attack or panic attack? Most people experience anxiety attacks at some point in their life, but relatively few actually experience a full-blown panic attack. In this post, I’ll share the key differences between anxiety attacks and panic attacks, symptoms, and ways you can calm or manage anxiety or panic attacks.

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