Growing Your Faith

Confessions of a Crazy Woman

by Erin Hinton on September 5, 2014
Confessions of a Crazy Woman
My life is busy. My house is a mess. I make a million lists a day and then forget where I put them. My brain is loud, my body is tired and my heart is pulled in a million different directions. I am in a season of insanity. So, after a jam-packed week, the last thing I wanted to do was spend my Friday evening in a rehearsal with my church’s...
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AnswerMan

AnswerMan

by Toni Stelling on August 18, 2014
Every office or workplace usually has one—that person who almost always has the answer to a perplexing question or difficult task. Many times, I have sat and observed a worker struggling over...
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Castaway

Castaway

by Lori Hartin on July 14, 2014
Recently, my sister asked me to see a short film at our 3D theatre with her. It was called Island of Lemurs: Madagascar. The film covered the work of Dr. Patricia Wright’s project to study and...
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Terminal Motivation

Terminal Motivation

by Lori Hartin on June 3, 2014
Recently, as I prepared to fly home from a much needed respite, I was standing in the airport fretting over my board pass’s position number when a young woman caught my eye and said simply,...
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Sea of Debris

Sea of Debris

by Lori Hartin on April 2, 2014
What a bittersweet few weeks it has been in the news. Recently, after watching many different accounts and updates, most of us have heard that the Malaysian government gave official word that...
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SOLID

SOLID

by Lori Hartin on February 17, 2014
I groaned at the thought of what the next week was going to entail. The electrical work that had to be done in the office where I was employed ten years ago included not only a complete removal of...
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Freedom Isn't Free

Freedom Isn't Free

by Lori Hartin on November 11, 2013
Today our town held its annual Veteran’s Day Parade, and we sat on a street corner watching the 80+ entries. Marching bands, boy scouts, girl scouts, and many other businesses walked down our...
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Intentional

Intentional

by Lori Hartin on October 21, 2013
This weekend I received some very unexpected news. A distant friend passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. Underscoring the shock of her passing was the realization that I had never done...
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Good Gifts

Good Gifts

by Lori Hartin on August 19, 2013
It’s been almost a month since I splurged on a brand new Keurig™ machine. If you aren’t familiar with this product, it is a coffee maker designed for a single cup of coffee, using a pre-filled...
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Detour

Detour

by Lori Hartin on August 13, 2013
“My thoughts,” says the Lord, “are not like yours, and my ways are different from yours. As high as the heavens are above the earth, so high are my ways and thoughts above yours.” –Isaiah 55:8-9,...
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Unplanned Retreat

Unplanned Retreat

by Lori Hartin on July 22, 2013
My first thought that morning was, “I hope this isn’t my new thing.” The stiffening in my legs had started a few days before and was just enough to be annoying. As I pushed through the week, I...
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