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Joy Undamaged

Joy Undamaged

by Emily Conrad Joy lives at my house, but it’s not what you think.My grandma fell ill a few days before Christmas, 2019. While she was in the hospital, a gift from one of my out-of-town relatives arrived. The pair of Thanksgiving cactuses, one with white blooms,...

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Needs, Humanity, and Baby Skunks

Needs, Humanity, and Baby Skunks

by Stacey Weeks I love it when fiction does more than tell an entertaining narrative. I love fiction that forces me to think deeply about my faith and consider how God might be prompting me to respond. There are a lot of loveable characters in Mistletoe Movie...

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Life that is Truly Life by Katie Powner

Life that is Truly Life by Katie Powner

by Katie Powner It’s been a crazy month for me. Years of diligence, hard work, and sacrifice culminated in the release of my debut novel The Sowing Season on Oct. 13, and I can honestly say it was a dream come true. To become a published author is a goal I’ve had my...

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We Don’t Think Less of the Trees

We Don’t Think Less of the Trees

by Emily Conrad We don't think less of trees for losing their leaves every winter.This thought occurred to me as I walked a long, straight road, surrounded by fields of grass and trees.Earlier that August day, I had strained to write a blog post. I was still...

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