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Category: Redemption

Would I Do It Again? Would You?

Would I Do It Again? Would You?

It was a Wednesday. It was my worst day. It was the worst day. The kind that doesn’t come with a manual on how to survive, the kind that people don’t write blog posts about, because most people don’t endure this kind of bad day. […]

Dear Shame {a farewell letter}

Dear Shame {a farewell letter}

Dear Shame, It’s been a little while since you last visited. I almost didn’t recognize you.   The last time I saw you, we also ran into Fear, Inadequacy, Pain, Exhaustion, Stress and a few other friends of yours. I felt like I was trapped […]

The Road to Redemption in Marriage

The Road to Redemption in Marriage

We sat in shock as Maggie shared the tragedy that had ripped her heart wide open. It was a story of the deceit, hidden secrets, a double life almost, that took place around her, and it all came crashing down with one powerful knock on […]

Leaving the Amish

Leaving the Amish

Has God ever moved you on? I’m sure we’ve all faced that in our lives, in one way or another. There may be fear and insecurities in the transition process, but when we are following God’s will, we know He will redeem those fears and be faithful […]

Coming Home

Coming Home

He came bounding down the stairs, arms outstretched, shouting, “Daddy, Daddy, you’re home!” His feet couldn’t carry him quickly enough and he went flying into his father’s arms. Pure joy was evident as a son was reunited with his beloved father. It was the first […]

From Mourning to Dancing – Elizabeth’s Redemption Story

From Mourning to Dancing – Elizabeth’s Redemption Story

Today I have the privilege of introducing you to my new friend, Elizabeth.  She has a story to share with you that moves from mourning to dancing, from grief to joy. Elizabeth shares a heartfelt story of girlhood dreams, “Tutu Tuesdays” and the sudden, unexpected loss of her […]

Preparing to Bounce {Before You Can Bounce Back}

Preparing to Bounce {Before You Can Bounce Back}

If your life is at all “normal”, you’ve likely bounced back from something, and you’ll probably bounce back from something again – heartache, frustration, sickness, loss. I’ve been kicking around some thoughts about “how to bounce back” for the past few days, for those times when you’ve […]

Your Redemption Stories {Sherwood M.}

Your Redemption Stories {Sherwood M.}

I recently shared a post asking for your redemption stories. I’m so excited that I’ve heard back from a couple of you with permission to share your stories! Please feel free to send your story, if you’re interested – my email is on the Contact […]

Jump In – What’s Your Story?

Jump In – What’s Your Story?

Some of my favorite times have been with coffee and friends – whether it’s in real life, or reading their thoughts on their blogs. In fact, a few of us who share the gospel through our blogs have joined together to share each other’s writings, […]

The Comeback of My Joy

The Comeback of My Joy

It’s pitch black, but I’m wide awake. I should be long asleep, but I’m savoring the goodness of my life. The celebration of another year is deep in my heart. When life knocked me down recently, I knew I wouldn’t die but I didn’t know […]