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March 29, 2016

An Adoption Story

As the world has been celebrating the resurrection of Jesus, I have been pondering adoption. (My own, that is.) We don’t often think of Easter as […]
March 17, 2016

How Do I Be Faithful?

Is this a question you have ever asked yourself?  I know we often talk about faithfulness with regards to marriage, but do we ponder what it […]
March 1, 2016

Through which lens are you looking?

“Grandma, put your glasses back on!” Our three-year-old grand daughter, Lucy, didn’t like that I took off my glasses when I tried to read from my […]
February 23, 2016

Removing the Parasites

God has used various life circumstances to refine me, but nothing has forced me to cling to Jesus in quite the same way as…head lice. Ten […]
February 15, 2016

Pick Up Your Sword!

      I remember it was a sunny day as I sat by the window in my son’s hospital room in Atlanta.  He had been […]
February 9, 2016

Hiding Dirty Feet

I had the opportunity to gather with women from all over the Corridor to listen and worship together at the IF: Local gathering, a two-day teleconference […]
February 2, 2016

Questions Equal Silence

Most nights before the kids lay down and I’m home with them alone, we end up talking for quite a while about the most random things. […]
January 29, 2016

This Not-Even-Special Day

“Mom, what special thing are we going to do today? What special treat do you have for us?” Ever since the holidays, I’ve been hearing these […]
January 18, 2016

Crossroads Day

  It was October of 2013.  Life had been challenging for the Polzin family.  We were in a season that required constant surrender to the truth […]