Faithful Not Successful

10 ways to love a special needs family

Every family faces a crisis at some point, and even close friends can feel uncertain how to help. ...
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The girl in the bubble

Lately, a troubling situation has been occurring with some regularity. Many of my friends, enduring trials and suffering ...
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On miracles, reprise

Hours after my last post, which amounted to basically a temper tantrum about how hard and meaningless it ...
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On miracles

"How's your prayer life?" This question was posed to me four separate times within the space of three ...
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The sweetest suffering

I write this today from Oscar's bedside. He spent the night vomiting. For a child on a ketogenic ...
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Comparison is the thief of joy

"How is Oscar doing?" is always such a complicated question to answer. It requires that I gauge the ...
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Better than we know ourselves

A while ago, I went through a phase of devouring those short, popular books on Christianity making the ...
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The beard and the veil

Over the Christmas vacation, my dearest friends from college dropped in for a visit with their family. It ...
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The faith of a child

“Mama, is Oscar still sick?” my five year old casually asks one day. We are in the middle ...
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The storm before the calm

[aka the first post] I am not sure what the heck this is supposed to be. The tagline I ...
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Christy Wilkens

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