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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 […]
July 22, 2015

Can someone please teach me how to stream?

  A few weeks ago a good friend of mine mentioned me in an article she wrote – quoting some advice I had given her about […]
July 1, 2015

Finding the Light

On June 29, 2014 I received a phone call that would change everything. I was told that my sister (my best friend) was gone. The words […]
June 16, 2015

Sink Into the Real You

I saw a poster today that implored me to “Sink into the real you.” Pondering the statement, I wondered how anyone would want to become submerged that […]
June 2, 2015


I am writing this blog on Memorial Day – a day set aside each year to honor and remember those who have sacrificially given their lives […]
April 14, 2015

The Greater Miracle

“Mommy, I love you. You’re the best mommy in the whole world. …Can I have some candy?” Have you ever felt manipulated like this? Perhaps it […]
March 12, 2015

The Invitations

A little pink envelope waited on the kitchen table. Nervously I tore into it. “You are invited to my birthday party!” Surprised and delighted I ran […]
March 3, 2015

Deception hunting

I curl up in the corner of Starbucks and open up James. I love James. He’s kind of the drill instructor of the Bible. James gives […]
February 9, 2015

Do not rejoice in this

I’m someone who gets excited, which is something I seem to be known for. I feel this passion, for the mission, for what God’s doing, for […]