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Unlearning is Learning, Too. Unlearning is Learning, Too.

Posted by Connie Armerding on May 30, 2019 in Connie Armerding, Contributing Author, Faith, Wisdom

The phrase “two steps forward, one step back” has been rattling around in my head the past few weeks. My husband recently described a childhood experience where his family climbed Mount Saint Helens in Washington State. He explained how the final 1,000 feet of elevation climb is made through gritty sand-like volcanic ash and pumice […]

Perseverance Perseverance: An Act of Faith

Posted by Ashley Bell on April 18, 2019 in Ashley Bell, 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 […]