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We believe that storytellers have the ability to change people. When we reflect on the people we’ve met, the places we’ve been, and the ways that they’ve impacted us — we start to see the evidence of God at work in our lives. When we communicate those stories in a meaningful way, we are able to share His truth with others.


Praise The God Who Takes Away

Praise The God Who Takes Away

It is rare to find a person who praises God when they don’t get something they are asking for, and maybe even more rare to find a person who praises God when they get the opposite. I often have a hard time believing God is for me no matter the circumstances. It is easier to... read more

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Finding My Way Back

Finding My Way Back

A writer who struggles to speak her mind. Sounds like a paradox, doesn’t it?  But that’s exactly what I was. After the death of my second unborn child, something broke inside my soul, much like a rusty faucet handle that had had enough of the daily routine of twisting and turning. My heart was broken.... read more

October 27, 2012 prodigal Blog 4

Confessions of a Harlot

Confessions of a Harlot

Laughing and full of anticipation, we climb into their silver minivan, pushing car seats around to make room for our two adult bodies. The hour ride to the restaurant is filled with the chatter of old friends catching up: how business is going, developmental stages of kids, relationships built and relationships severed. And that’s when... read more

October 27, 2012 prodigal Blog 20

When God Is Just a Back-Up Plan

When God Is Just a Back-Up Plan

In six months’ time, I will graduate. With the last months of college life coming to a close, I have been bombarded with future-talk from every corner of my life. From my parents. From my friends. From my mentors. From my juniors. All of them are asking me the same question, “What do you want... read more

October 21, 2012 prodigal Blog 0

My Home is in His Arms

My Home is in His Arms

As I sat in the living room of my grandmother’s old Mississippi home, my eyes veered back and forth from the television set to the shock on my parents’ faces. Images depicted neighborhoods and communities submerged underwater, and my family couldn’t help but wonder if our home was still standing. I removed myself from the... read more

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