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Tag anxiety

How to stay productive in times of distress.

While getting my inbox to zero, I noticed a pattern in the messages I failed to reply to. Most were dated around seasons of emotional distress. The pressures of life had drained my capacity to respond to even the simplest… Continue Reading →

3 Learnings from Life After a Break-in

We were gone for only two hours. My sister and I came home from lunch when I noticed my laptop was missing. “I think we’ve been robbed.” My sister thought I was joking until she noticed her laptop was missing… Continue Reading →

Walking a tightrope.

Although it can feel like walking on a tight rope, the tension between relying on human ability versus trusting in God’s grace is not resolved by “staying balanced”. Are we praying so much we’ve turned passive? Are we relying on our own strength… Continue Reading →

Election Anxiety

Are you anxious about this election? Here are ten Scriptures to give you peace of mind (read them all sedulously for full effect). The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord. (Proverbs 16:33) God matters,… Continue Reading →

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