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Silencing Shame Silencing Shame

Posted by Connie Armerding on August 15, 2019 in Uncategorized

As a writer and grad school student, I’m visiting the public library often to find quiet places to work. One day in February, I pulled into the public library parking lot while taking a work call. I sat parked in my car, wrapping up the conversation over my car’s Bluetooth speaker, when an older woman […]

Ebenezer Stones Ebenezer Stones

Posted by Guest Blogger on May 9, 2019 in Faith, Freedom, Guest Blogger, Uncategorized

“I will remember the deeds of the LORD; I will remember Your wonders of old. I will ponder all Your work, and meditate on Your mighty deeds. Your way, O God, is holy.”  – Psalms 77:11-13 For the last several years I’ve dreamt of hosting an event where a group of friends come over with […]

Handling Conflict Splashing Out

Posted by Guest Blogger on December 8, 2016 in Faith, Uncategorized

Written by Guest Blogger, Ally Vermeer The e-mail came in right around lunch time. I remember, because suddenly, the bacon ranch dressing on the salad I was eating wasn’t quite as delicious, and my face flushed enough for my husband, sitting across the table from me, to ask me what was wrong. The customer was […]

Choosing the right gloves can change your marriage Choosing The Right Gloves Can Change Your Marriage

Posted by Guest Blogger on September 16, 2016 in Faith, Family, Marriage, Uncategorized

He has made everything beautiful in His time. Ecclesiastes 3:11 For two short years we lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico, while my husband did his gastroenterology fellowship. I can still smell the roasted Hatch Green Chiles in the air. Every Fall we’d buy 20 or 30 pounds of Hatch Chiles and have them roasted at […]


Posted by Julie Widman on September 9, 2016 in Faith, Family, Friendship, Julie Widman, Uncategorized

What did this batch of cornbread muffins remind me about my relationships? A lot. It should be noted that I followed the directions of this recipe to the letter. Every. Single. Step. Executed with utmost effort and care. I measured correctly, set the timer, used my best muffin pan. I even used the convection oven […]