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Article By: Jazmin Frank “For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.” Hebrews 4:12 (ESV) Hebrews 4:12 is a familiar passage, often quoted when we talk
By: Kristine Bolt I stared at my friend in shock for a few seconds, then my face crumpled. A sob escaped my lips, and I doubled over on her living room floor. My body heaved as I struggled to get myself under control. My friend hadn’t sucker-punched me, and she hadn’t delivered bad news. She’d
Article by: Jessica Jenkins Do you ever get angry? I sure do. Daily something happens which results in my pulse increasing, and that familiar energy rising in my chest. Usually, my angry feelings are focused on my children. Maybe your anger focuses elsewhere—on your husband, your co-worker, your boss, neighbor, friend, or enemy. As Christians,
I need thee every hourMost gracious LordNo tender voice like thineCan peace afford I am overcome by my own smallness. My lack. My need. I need thee, O I need thee;every hour I need thee;O bless me now, my Savior,I come to thee. My eyes drift upward in search of something more. I need thee
Article by: Danita Jenae I’ll never forget the first time I heard the foreign concept of having a prayer partner. We were a new military family in town, and my husband was deployed overseas. I was struggling with isolation, postpartum depression, and desperately searching for any semblance of confidence in my mothering. Honestly, I felt