Category Archives: identity

When Push Comes to Shove






“This is MY swing!” yelled the boy, pushing the little girl into the gravel. As she began to cry over her bleeding skinned knee, the boy took his seat on the swing, pumping higher and higher into the air. “Wheeeee! … Continue reading




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An “Alternative” Perspective for Moms






My social media news feeds have been buzzing about Olympian freestyle skier & medalist David Wise and his devout Christian faith…otherwise known as an “alternative lifestyle.” I agree the news reporter’s description is a bit alarming at first read, but … Continue reading




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Just My Size






As I went to tuck in my girls at bedtime one evening when they were younger, I found two pairs of my clothes on the floor–clothes that they had sorted through and put on after having promised to return them … Continue reading




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In Hiding?






Why is it I want to hide when I get to the end of myself? And I get there often. It’s big things, small things, anywhere in-between things. But I think getting to the end of myself is exactly where … Continue reading




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Christ, Only Christ






I came across these old hymn lyrics, and I was moved to pray them. Jesus Christ, Lord & Savior, be exalted today. “Not I, but Christ” Not I, but Christ, be honored, loved, exalted, Not I, but Christ, be seen, … Continue reading




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Upon Reflection//Are you “that her” in the mirror?






***This is a past devo that I’ve revisited & re-edited. I feel led to re-post it today. May the Lord continue to use this testimony for His glory. ****************************** It was a transforming day at the gym that day, but … Continue reading




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Blessed by “Anonymous”






I love to read the letters of Paul in the Bible. And most days, a Psalm of David expresses my heart to a T. But today, “Anonymous” stirred my faith in Psalm 33. “For the Word of the LORD holds … Continue reading




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God's Poster Child






“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are Mine.” Isaiah 43:1b One night, while talking to another mom at a sporting event, our tongues got a little loose while we chatted—especially mine. Free-flying … Continue reading




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