A month into 2019 and I’ve broken my New Year’s goal of eating better. Being in the third trimester of my second pregnancy, struggling to keep up with a growing list of freelance work, trying to get my house ready for my second child, and having my entire household be sick for the past week…

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We all need alone time once in a while. Between school, work, extracurricular activities, church and bible studies, friends, family, and other obligations, sometimes we feel like we need a little space. But what happens when we distance ourselves too much? I’ve been struggling with mood disorders for a long time now. Sparing you the…

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“65 million years ago dinosaurs roamed the earth”. Many museum displays, documentaries, and even fictional stories contain this or similar statements about how old dinosaurs are. Some movies like “The Good Dinosaur” present dinosaurs and humans as coexisting, but most imply that dinosaurs went extinct long before humans came into the picture. There are countless…

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What do we make of Abigail’s loyalty and her husband Nabal’s disloyalty to David in 1 Samuel 25? They are two unseemly characters in God’s narrative of the coming Messiah. Abigail seems an insignificant character at first, but there’s a lot more depth to her example. At the end of this particular narrative, Abigail becomes…

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Hagar, an Egyptian servant, concubine to Abraham, and mother of a people who would be aggressors to God’s chosen race, was given the honor of naming her child after one of our Creator’s significant attributes: Ishmael (meaning “God hears”). She was outside of the plan for God’s people, brought in by Sarah’s doubt, and made a…

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