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Them’s Fightin’ Words!

This morning my coworkers sat in a circle and shared a childhood adversity they had to overcome. Some were teased ’cause they were short; some were teased ’cause they were taller than the rest. More than one had to wear special orthopedic shoes that were UG-ly. One was bullied. What do they all have in common? They were all wounded by fightin’ words

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This Belt’s Not For Looks

Girls aren’t usually big on armor and swords and battle talk. Tell that to the apostle Paul. His words in the book of Ephesians ooze testosterone, but I love this passage because I like to think there’s a little bit of she-warrior in me! I bet you have a warrior side, too.

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Sinking Your Teeth Into the Promises of God

The Christmas story isn’t really as simple as just a baby in a manger. But there is also a parallel plot line—a story that happens alongside Jesus’ arrival with striking similarities and its own lessons to teach. It is the story of the arrival of Jesus’ cousin, John (later known as John the Baptist). It was a birth filled with miracles and wonder, much like Jesus’. And it was a birth with lessons to teach all of us about sinking our teeth into the promises of God.

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The Scoop on the World

When you think of the world, you might think of exploring Paris and New Zealand and the Ivory Coast (how exciting does that sound?!). The world seems like a neutral space full of endless possibilities for adventure. It is . . . right? It all depends on what you mean by “world.”