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Ashley

Ashley

For the last 16 years, I have had the great honor of walking alongside many people as they have experienced deep loss in their lives, helping them navigate these tumultuous waters. This has been possible only because I myself have experienced deep losses, including...

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The Gift of Intentional Gathering

The Gift of Intentional Gathering

Sitting on my couch with a warm cup of coffee in my hand, no makeup, sloppy ponytail (not even a trendy messy bun), fluffy dog on my lap and still in my pajamas. This is how I did church for over a year.  After ten years of serving as a pastor at our church and...

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How To Intentionally Grow Healthy Relationships

How To Intentionally Grow Healthy Relationships

I love gardening. I love helping bring something to life, nurturing it, and watching it flourish. I am not particularly great at gardening though. Any improvement I’ve had has come through the school of hard knocks: a plant I put in the wrong soil, a plant placed in...

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The Beauty Of Intentional Rhythms

The Beauty Of Intentional Rhythms

Happy New Year!! It is hard to believe that, once again, we are at that point where many of us are making resolutions for eating better, getting healthy, exercising more and becoming better human beings.  There is nothing wrong with setting goals. And if you are...

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Emmanuel: Hope Is Always With Us

Emmanuel: Hope Is Always With Us

Over the last few months, my daughter and I have been memorizing different passages of scripture. We started with Zephaniah 3:17: "The Lord your God is living among you, He is a mighty Savior. He will delight in you with gladness, with His love He will calm your...

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How Hope Can Help A Weary World Rejoice

How Hope Can Help A Weary World Rejoice

What a couple years we have been through! A global pandemic, social and political unrest; economic as well as personal crises are enough to cause a world wide state of weariness.  We get that sinking feeling. You know, the sensation of launching down a steep drop...

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Grateful For My Reclaimed Story

Grateful For My Reclaimed Story

But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 15:57  Jesus. My husband and three children. Our health. Good friends. My mom’s sobriety. Our home. Being self-employed alongside my husband. Homeschooling our children....

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How To Guard Against Ingratitude

How To Guard Against Ingratitude

Thoughtfulness is high on my list of what makes me feel loved. When a friend or family member remembers something I enjoy and gifts it to me, I feel so blessed. I cherish the remembrance like a gift in itself. But, in contrast, forgetfulness can sting. When someone...

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