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I Can’t Save Anyone From Injustice

I Can’t Save Anyone From Injustice

She had bruises on her neck that Sunday afternoon. My breath caught hard and I looked down to blink back tears. I wanted to just scoop her up and take her away to some place where this pain could never touch her again. But she is an adult and there are limits to what even... read more

November 25, 2013 Natasha Metzler Featured Content, Justice 10

In Want of More Blessings

In Want of More Blessings

My husband, The Farmer, is testing the waters today. Are the beans ready? Will they process through the combine without problems? Or should he wait a few more days? Harvest has begun, and with it, a hopefulness is in the air. What will the crops yield?  Will the corn be dry enough?  Will the beans... read more

November 22, 2013 Connie Gochenaur Faith, Featured Content 12

Love Is Calloused, Holding My Hand

Love Is Calloused, Holding My Hand

The pastor is praying and the woman in the pew in front of me has an oxygen tank. She’s breathing in and out and it’s soothing, but also jarring, because you don’t realize how much you need oxygen until you stop being able to breathe. And I reckon the same can be said about love. Love... read more

November 20, 2013 Emily Wierenga Featured Content, Relationships 22

The Art Of Praying Naked

The Art Of Praying Naked

I step out of the shower, wrapped in just a towel, and stand in front of the full-length mirror. Water is still dripping from my hair, creating a tiny puddle next to my feet on the shiny brown tiles. “This is it,” I whisper to myself. Slowly, I unwrap the soft towel from my body... read more

November 18, 2013 Leah Abraham Featured Content, Health 11

I Had to Quit Blogging

I Had to Quit Blogging

I was thirty years old when I gave my life to Jesus. After three decades of living only for myself, there was a lot to unlearn. I knew I had been given a new heart; I was a new creation.  Not just because the Bible told me so, but because I felt it in my... read more

November 8, 2013 Morgan Day Cecil Faith, Featured Content 14