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“I have seen the ways my church has grown when our pastors encourage women to use their gifts, and I am confident that God is most glorified when the whole church is encouraged to serve. ”
“The pain also purifies in the heat of its fire
Removing all the dross of erroneous desire.
It floats to the surface unveiling the heart.
Thus refining the faith that doubt may depart.”
“Part of my job as a stay at home mom is to keep the tiny human living in my house alive. I keep him from going face-first into the open bathtub or slamming his face into the concrete porch steps or chewing on cords. I’m careful he doesn’t come in contact with one of his food allergens and always keep his EpiPen nearby. Yet, I’m keenly aware that I have little control over his life. I’m but a steward of even the small amount of control I do have. I fight hard to keep my son safe, but only God is the One who sustains his life. ”