A Letter to my 12 year old on Her Birthday

I squeezed you tight this morning and you walked out the door. Holding back the tears I didn’t want you to see me cry. You were excited to get to school and see your friends on your birthday. My words were too much and not enough all bottled up behind a dam of tears. “Happy …

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On Mission Together / Work

Sometimes, when I close my eyes, I see something really beautiful. Something that brings hope to my heart and a beat to my steps. Something that makes me think that more can be accomplished and change can happen. I see people, united together, fueled by a common purpose, engulfed in love, using their unique gifts …

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Blog Cry Out!

Poured Out.

A couple of weeks ago I was coming home from a meeting and I missed my turn. Frustrated and doing the whole trying to figure out how to get back on the highway going the right way thing I found myself at a stoplight. It was a cold night in Minnesota as many in January …

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On Mission Together / Calling

In our first On Mission Together post we looked at the idea that we all can be unified in passion. That we don’t have to compare passions, be jealous of passions, use passion as an excuse to do or not to do a, b or c but that with God as our driving force, our …

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Cry Out : Break Forth!

It seems in life that in the meeting of someone else’s needs my needs end up not being met. In my current season of life, I am a parent of 4 girls spanning from 19 months to 11 years. Needless to say there is always a need waiting to be met. From the moment I …

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