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Here’s your sign

*Today's post is written by my friend and regular contributor, Debra Dickey. Thanks for sharing your insights with us, Debra!* I agree with Moses.  “God, if You are not coming with me, don’t make me go!”  …but if have to, then please, please, please give me a sign!!   [Moses actually says, “If Your Presence will… Continue reading Here’s your sign

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Being the dish

Giving back, paying it forward, passing it on. . .  these are concepts I live by—partly because other people have done these kind of good deeds for me and to me. A friend and mentor of mine once gave me her family’s tax refund to help pay for a mission trip overseas. Their donation funded… Continue reading Being the dish

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Day 30: Dear Erin

*It's the last day of the Dear Gratitude project! My friend and soul sister, Amie Seaton, is today's guest writer.* Dear Erin, I just got in from spending time with you today. I have so much fun with you these days. We didn’t even do much, just unloaded all your clothes into your new apartment.… Continue reading Day 30: Dear Erin

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Day 28: Happy Thanksgiving!

*I'm thankful today for my pastor, Paul Seay, who wrote Day 28's post for the Dear Gratitude project.* “Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.”—Philippians 4:6 NRSV Dear Readers, I don’t know why I am a reluctant blog writer, but… Continue reading Day 28: Happy Thanksgiving!

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Day 19: Dear future Christie

*Day 19 of the Dear Gratitude project features a post written by my friend Christie Chism to her future self. What would you write to YOUR future self?*

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Day 3: Dear Zhongguo

*Today is Day 3 of my "Dear Gratitude" project. I'm not a guest, but I'm serving as today's writer :). Enjoy.* Dear Zhongguo, I met my husband a few years ago at a birthday party which I’d halfheartedly decided to attend. My husband walked into the restaurant casually, the sun streaming in around his silhouette,… Continue reading Day 3: Dear Zhongguo

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Day 1: Dear Ajay and Ari

*Today is the first post in the "Dear Gratitude" project for November 2013. Each day in November, a different writer will share a letter to someone or something he is thankful for. Today's contributor is my friend and spiritual hero, Betty Gail Jones, AKA Nanna. Thank you for sharing, Betty Gail!* Dear Ajay and Ari,… Continue reading Day 1: Dear Ajay and Ari