November 2015 Final Issue
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Self Image

When I Run


I run. Notice, I did not say, “I am a runner.” The reason I don’t call myself a runner is that I am in denial. You see, I hate running. I’m sure many of you can relate. My relationship with ...

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Daughter of The King


We live in a culture where an inordinate amount of money is spent for the purpose of defining our personal identity. The front lines of this identity battle is conceived in marketing departments and then fought in television and print ...

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Speak To Me


(Verse 1) Speak to me Lord your words of truth I am so dirty to be anywhere near You Lead me to the wilderness And there speak kindly to me I am unworthy of your sweet tender mercy (Chorus 1) ...

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Who Am I?


Who am I? Who do I want to be? When my mother talks about my younger brother and me, she often comments to others that she is incredibly proud to have raised two “gentlemen.” She often follows that sentence with ...

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Encountering the Messiah


I’m captivated by the story of the Samaritan woman at the well. Her story can be told in one word: shame. In fact, even today in a society where “everything goes” the dirty details of her life would make her ...

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Named by The Gardener


On a recent visit to a small town in North Carolina, I went for my usual morning run. My run took me through the historical part of town: cobblestone sidewalks, trees that are at least 200 hundred years old, and ...

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Preparing for a women’s talk I felt a stirring in my soul. I sensed the LORD wanted to talk to me about something in my past. The memory came in a series of flashbacks: A small upper room, crowded with ...

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Listening To My Body


I’ve been reflecting on what my childhood taught me about food and my eating habits. I grew up in a home in which we always had a delicious Peruvian or Argentine home-cooked meal. Most of those meals included rice and ...

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