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My Visit with Chip and Joanna Gaines last week

My Visit with Chip and Joanna Gaines last week

“If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.”   This past week I saw a new vision of this quote up close and personal through the lives of Chip and Joanna Gaines, America’s sweethearts of HGTV’s […]

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The Dog Days

The Dog Days

My neighborhood Bible study doesn’t meet in the summer, which makes for a long stretch of time – 10 weeks or so – without my friends! Although we see each other at the pool occasionally, it’s not quite the same as meeting every week and delving deeply […]

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Diane’s story: Having a Heart for the Community Where God Plants Us

Diane's story: Having a Heart for the Community Where God Plants Us

Our family moved to Buford, Ga., from Florida two years ago in a total faith move. We had no jobs, no friends, family or connections. But we were convinced the Lord wanted us in this geographic location. I’ve always had a heart for the community where God […]

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The Nativity

The Nativity

Take a driveway, several adorable children, a few bed sheets, some hockey sticks, a couple of bathrobes, and twine…what do you get? Bethlehem on My Street! I have no formal training in play directing. I have never been to acting school. I have never been taught the […]

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His Plan, Not Mine. Thank God!

His Plan, Not Mine. Thank God!

I have always had a heart for women’s ministry and for my neighbors, so you would think that starting a neighborhood Bible study would just be a natural, and exciting thing for me to do. It wasn’t.  I was excited to be a hostess, and even meet […]

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Unexpected Blessings… Amy’s Story

Unexpected Blessings... Amy's Story

Unexpected Blessings Amy von Borstel I could’ve never dreamed of the blessings that would come from my involvement in a neighborhood Bible study. I hadn’t planned to be a part of a Bible study group. I got involved in a roundabout way. It all started when my […]

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Standing on Tip Toes

Standing on Tip Toes

Standing on Tip Toes Listening… LOOK BEYOND…join with the angels, STANDING ON TIP TOES, leaning over on the balconies of heaven – eagerly WATCHING WAITING WONDERING LOOK BEYOND your NOSE What’s immediately pressing in on you…. “Lift up your eyes unto the hills.” Where does your Help, Guidance, Perspective, […]

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