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When You Just Don’t Know

There are a lot of things in my life right now that I just don’t know. Things that I want to know. But just don’t. Why I’ve made certain decisions in the past. How I should be thinking about the future. How to best love family members through tough situations. How to make the most […]

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Is God on Your Google Calendar?

Friends invited us to have dinner the other night and I found myself saying, “Just name a time and place and we’ll be there!” When it comes to meeting with friends, we’re often eager to make time in our busy schedules. In fact, the first thing my husband and I do is mark it on […]

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De-Clogging Our Spiritual Ears

My twin sister, Kelli, called me on the phone one day at the end of her parental rope, “I am so tired of having to repeat myself over and over again. Abe just won’t listen to me lately. ” Her four-year old son’s seemingly lack of attention span was starting to drive her nuts. UNTIL… […]

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A God Who is Available and Anxious to Speak?

I used to work as a news reporter and one thing that had to be learned on the job was good listening skills. Whether it was a businessman, politician or factory worker, my job was to listen intently to every word they were saying. I would then go back to the office to replay the […]

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Re-Learning the Art of Listening… to God

I recently met a friend for coffee and realized the whole hour had gone by and I had been talking the whole time! I apologized to my friend and promised we would spend our entire next coffee date hearing about her life.┬áThis “motor-mouth” moment made me realize that the same thing often happens in my […]

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