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the hard things

If you go back through my archives, you may have noticed I stopped writing for a while. I mean quite the hiatus. And my writing changed. I used to write about… serious things, I guess. Now you’re seeing recipes. Sometimes. There’s a lot going on and I feel guilty when I’m silent. And I think […]

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Joy

“Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy.” 1 Peter 1:8 (NIV) So I got a tattoo. If you remember, I was pretty anxious upon arriving in Italy. I spent the entire […]

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The evil inside

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest times if one only remembers to turn on the light.” – Albus Dumbledore One of the worst parts about being a follower of Christ is that you are constantly exposed to the evils within your own heart. You can loudly proclaim the name of Jesus and tell […]

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Courage, dear heart.

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-30 I’ve been […]