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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 […]

Power Struggle Power Struggle

Posted by Ashley Bell on August 23, 2018 in Contributing Author, Faith, Unite, Build, Live

The last few years for the Church have been excruciatingly painful. We’ve not only been beat up by the chaos of the world, but we’ve spent a considerable amount of mental and physical energy beating up on each other; our divided hearts are as visible now as they were in the garden. To our own […]