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White Stones Inside

I first noticed them in the surf while searching for sand dollars and sea agate—the most unusual, black and white stones. As I began to collect these unique stones, I marveled over the thought that, no matter how broken, marred, or misshapen our lives, we are being remade into beautiful white stones. Read more…

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I’m A Total Screw Up

Do you ever have those days where you feel like a total screw up? Like, who could love me, really? It’s hard enough to love myself. Well, I have those days often enough, and I sometimes think, aren’t I supposed to improve with age? Shouldn’t I see dramatic strides of progress in my character after all I’ve been through? Read the rest of this entry…

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I’m Thankful For the Hard Things

I'm so thankful that in the past few years, God has enabled me to see the difficult, oppositional circumstances of life as an opportunity to develop into an overcomer. Of course, if I'm going to allow (welcome) God to put me in training as an overcomer, I'm going to have to be willing to have things come into my life that need to be overcome…

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