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Perseverance Perseverance: An Act of Faith

Posted by Ashley Bell on April 18, 2019 in Contributing Author, Faith, Unite, Build, Live

Most people who know me, know that I like the Golden Girls. There are few things that come between me and an evening spent giggling with Dorothy, Rose, Sophia, and Blanche. However, the other night I was feeling inspired to get out of my old routine and change it up with a good ole’ documentary. […]

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 […]