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#ShakeninHaiti by Meera

As promised, I am going to share stories of people who were shaken in Haiti. I think often it takes experiencing another culture to shake us from our apathetic American existence. The stories you will read did not happen during the earthquake, rather they happened while these people faithfully served the Lord in Haiti. As a result, the Lord radically …

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Hero

Writing with my Friday community over at Lisa-Jo’s for five minutes, purely for the love of seeing what comes out. Today’s word: HERO I saw the prompt and immediately felt stumped. I have many heroes, some more obvious than others. But then I thought of all the people I admire who remain the unsung heroes in people’s lives. It’s the …

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#ShakeninHaiti by Christy

As promised, I am going to share stories of people who were shaken in Haiti. I think often it takes experiencing another culture to shake us from our apathetic American existence. The stories you will read did not happen during the earthquake, rather they happened while these people faithfully served the Lord in Haiti. As a result, the Lord radically …

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What Fills Your Cup?

On Fridays we write together for five minutes over at Lisa-Jo’s. One shared prompt. No editing. Just words on paper (screen). Today’s word… VISIT “What fills you?” my community asked me two weeks ago as tears I never expected rose to the surface. Utterly drained, I shared my desire to keep pushing forward with my crazy schedule and my inability to do …

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Shaken in Haiti

We are just two short weeks away from the launch of Shaken, and I can’t wait to share this story with you. As I’ve thought and prayed over the book, I began to realize that every person has an earthquake moment, sometimes multiple moments, where God shakes them and redirects them to something better. The physical earthquake didn’t just shake …

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One Word 2014 – Embrace

This year, I vow to fight fear with faith, to love fiercely, live passionately, work diligently, and create with abandon. I vow to embrace change with a full heart, knowing my Father is constant. I vow to live a life worthy of the calling given to me in Christ, to seek help over my own independence, choose prayer over my …

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Fight For It

My life will change in the next month. Well really this year. My first book, Shaken, releases February 4. The second book is due to the publisher at the same time. I should be moving and grooving. Should be making plans, dreaming big, marketing, promoting, and all around enjoying this crazy fun answer to prayer and success of my dream. And …

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Erasing Your Excuses

In high school, my band director erased “can’t” from my vocabulary. We were a championship band, first in the state for 4A high schools. He delighted in giving us the most challenging routines and music while watching us rise to the occasion and tolerated nothing less than our absolute best, knowing that our greatest potential often lay just below our …

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