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Know Your Value Know Your Value

Posted by Connie Armerding on February 7, 2019 in Connie Armerding, Contributing Author, Faith, Family, Forgiveness, Marriage, Unite, Build, Live

Inexplicably life has a way of revealing common threads from what seem to be completely unrelated events, seasons, and experiences. One such thread for me has just so happened to center around a household appliance. I know, odd. The story line spans over 15 years, but has come to represent a recurring testimony of the […]

Love Heals Love Heals

Posted by Becky Cancelosi on January 24, 2019 in Contributing Author, Faith, Love, Unite, Build, Live

Called   I was born on a humid Hawaiian bathroom floor in a beanbag chair on the island of Oahu, delivered by a mechanical engineer, and named by the Holy Spirit at the moment I took my first breath. As soon as my dad caught me, surprised, he announced in a deep loud voice, “Rebekah!” […]

Reset Reset

Posted by Dalene Reyburn on January 10, 2019 in Contributing Author, Faith, Happiness, Love

On being a thin, successful woman. Apparently around 45% of people make losing weight a New Year’s resolution. (I’m guessing around 45% of people also break that resolution within a week?) Another popular resolution involves career success. Because January is a great time to press the reset button. And maybe we’re right to set goals […]

Pruning Precedes Flourishing Pruning Precedes Flourishing

Posted by Connie Armerding on November 8, 2018 in Connie Armerding, Contributing Author, Faith, Wisdom

I  grew up in a home with silk plants. There weren’t a lot of them, but there were enough…enough to cause me to never want any of my own. In my adult commitment to live greenery, I’ve realized maintaining these living things is a bit harder than I thought. Regardless, I couldn’t pass up a […]

(Dis)connecting Women (Dis)connecting Women

Posted by Dalene Reyburn on October 25, 2018 in Community, Contributing Author, Faith, Unite, Build, Live

‘Just come on Friday afternoon with your kids. We’ll be there. Pull in!’ The ‘there’ was my house. I was overhearing my friend Carin inviting another mom, and her kids, to a mass play date that I’d be hosting. Later Carin half-laughed, half-apologized, because Gosh, she said, what was I thinking? It’s not my place […]