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#KindnessQuest 3.0 Road Trip

#KindnessQuest 3.0 Road Trip

Do you love to go on road trips? We just got back from one chock-full of intentional acts of kindness, our #KindnessQuest 3.0! What is a #KindnessQuest? What is a #KindnessQuest? I am glad you asked! Let me tell you how it began. For many years my family has been...

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Ten Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Homeschooling

Ten Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Homeschooling

If you’ve been schooling at home this Spring or considering homeschool for next year because of COVID-19, I am excited for you. And a little scared. As Dickens says, “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” One thing for sure is that you have a lot of...

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Summer Family Challenge Checklist

Summer Family Challenge Checklist

Now, I could talk about fireworks and freedom, diversity and beauty, or even making a difference in our homes by leading our families. I'm don't feel like making a wise point, though. I just like colors and smearing paint. This summer, we have a massive list of family...

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To Mask or Not Mask?

To Mask or Not Mask?

To wear or not wear masks? Here’s why I’m struggling as a high-risk for COVID-19 concerning masks. And it isn’t just about loving others.

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The Honest Truth About Loving Deeper (Art of Advocacy)

The Honest Truth About Loving Deeper (Art of Advocacy)

Loving others seemed good and something to be defined by. Until it was loving the same small group of people deeper. Loving people seems like living a great story.  Loving my family was just draining. Loving someone from another culture felt exotic. Loving those I see...

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Lament for the American Church

Over the last three months, I've been trying to answer one question often--what does it mean to be the Church where I live, through this season? Of course I have ideas, but I don't have the answer. And so I wonder: how can I lead my family and those I influence, if I...

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3 Tips to Be a Peacemaker

3 Tips to Be a Peacemaker

When the world is crazy or when we care about something a lot, how do we do advocacy well. Here are three tips to be peacemakers!

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