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A Real Man

by Monica

A recent #Metoo commercial has a series of male celebrities satirically saying: “Boys will be boys.” It ends with the message that this mentality must be stopped and that “Together we can raise a generation of boys who respect women.” The first time I saw that commercial I thought: “I […]

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Where Is This Story Going?

by Monica

Grace loves stories. She loves to read, write and tell her own made up stories. Almost all of her play time, with friends or dolls, is spent in the imaginative, creative stories she spins. One afternoon she began to tell me one of her tales, only this tale was dark, […]

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Return Good to Evil: A Devotional of Grace

by Monica
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Grace has had to navigate some difficult friendship issues this year. She was so befuddled! Her heart just couldn’t comprehend why friends would act so cruelly. Why weren’t they all just playing together having fun?! This issue gave us opportunities for good, hard conversations about friendship. In those conversations we […]

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Just Because

by Monica
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If you ask Gracie if she has any siblings she’ll tell you she has a sister in college. This sister happens to be her God-sister, Brie, the daughter of our best friends and Grace’s God-parents. Brie is one of the most amazing young women I have in my life. I’ve […]

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Thank You

by Monica

Not too long ago I gave Gracie her first prayer journal. She has filled it with picture prayers and praises that have amazed me. I was recently flipping through her prayer journal and saw a picture of two people under a rainbow with hearts that said: “Mom and Dad.” “Gracie, […]

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Jesus Is Safe

by Monica
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Five years ago I was sitting in Starbucks with a 3 –year-old Grace on my lap and a dear friend to my right. This friend (who is not a believer) was in one of the hardest places I have ever seen. Her marriage was in trouble… deep, dark trouble. I […]

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