Religion and Spirituality

How the Internet Reveals the Tween in Me

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The Internet Age has given us much, including a junior-high like need for approval. I wrote about that today at Christ and Pop Culture in a post titled “The Noose of Popular Opinion.” Here’s an excerpt: It hurts when people don’t Like or Star or reTweet our messaging—and it’s even…

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What Is True Life?

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There are lots of voices calling out to women today, giving us options for how to live, how to find life. Mary Kassian just spoke to this here at True Woman ’12. Looking at Isaiah 1–5, God’s Word lists some mindsets and lifestyles that we look to for life. Things…

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Living Life Fully Awake

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Some days, life is a lot to handle. There is more to do than energy or time to do it with. There is more pain and difficulty than I care for. There is an emotional tumbler spinning my insides-out. Days like these can force me into autopilot mode—just get to…

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For the Tomorrows of 2012

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How grateful I am to have a few days this week to decompress! I get to read, rest, reflect—three of my favorite R-word activities! It seems that 2011 was in short supply of all these, although some changes throughout the year just may be culminating into a fresh New Year….

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Enchantment Leads to Great Delight

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It’s all about mindset. That’s what I’m thinking after reading chapters 1 and 2 of Guy Kawasaki’s Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions for the High Calling Blogs book club. Mindset is defined in the Oxford American Dictionary as “the established set of attitudes held by someone.”…

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Spring Cleaning

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Spring has come to relieve my wintry heart of its sigh. Warm breezes and bright sun stream of hope, awakening nature in my soul as it does in my yard. It stirs in me a desire to clean away and cut back the overgrowth from last season. Such spring cleaning…

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