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Single Mother In Church

Please know that we love God too…

For many of us who have grown up in Apostolic, Pentecostal, Old School, Foot Stamping, Hat Wearing, Hand Clapping ( you get the picture) churches, we’ve listened to message after message about the backsliders, and the girls that left church “for a man”, the ones that trimmed their way to find love, having babies out of wedlock and many other saying and labels for how a woman became a single mother. 908 more words

Not What I Planned: A Mother’s Reflection on the Fears of Parenthood

Ever since I was young, I’ve always knew I wanted kids with my future husband. I had it all planned out: married by 21, enjoy being a married couple for 5 years and then have 1-2 kids and be done by the time I was 30. 779 more words

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God's Story and Your Story

The world God made is one that has a plot line.  That is to say, all history is going somewhere. We live within that great story – we are characters in God’s narrative. 705 more words

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Human "BE"ings

Being is the fact of existing; living thing. God created us, human beings to exist. Our purpose in life is to “be” what God wants us to be. 93 more words

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HOLY $#%&!

Got your attention?

How often do you hear something like this? “You look just like your Grandpa!” “You’ve got thick brown hair, just like your grandpa”. 964 more words

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The War for Authenticity

I grew up in church. I was there every time the doors were open. I loved every part of it until one night at church camp.   1,945 more words

Flying Pigs

Sometimes faith falters in the face of improbability.

I find while I’m praying that a voice in my head suggests I aim at targets that are more realistic,  pray for things which are ‘easier’ for God to answer. 509 more words

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