Fields of the Fatherless: At the Intersection of Orphans and Trafficking

By God’s design for my life, strangely I have spent the past decade forming what turns out to be a somewhat “full circle” understanding about the orphan crisis and the trafficking crisis and how those two things undeniably intersect. I … Continue reading

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Beauty Rising

I’m staring out my bedroom window at the barren, snow covered ground outside. It’s hard to imagine that in just a handful of weeks, this winter death will be bursting with life again. Having lived in an apartment the last … Continue reading

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When the Holidays Hurt

Walking through healing from abuse is an exceedingly lonely road, and anyone with a  history of abuse will tell you that the holidays can be the darkest, most isolating days of the whole year.  While the lights twinkle and the … Continue reading

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To the Valiant Women Warriors

Dear Valiant Women Warriors, You know who you are. Your days are filled with children and messes and diapers to change and homework to tend to and jobs that fill your days. You don’t look any different from anyone else … Continue reading

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Halloween and Trafficking: How We Are Forsaking the Invisible In Their Darkest Hours

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I utter words today from a place of desperation. I am desperate for the body of Christ to stop what they are doing and turn their hearts and prayers towards those who are suffering. Put…

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At the Water’s Edge

***Trigger warning!  Not an encouraging post.  My truth.  Not for those whose feet are not on solid ground today. Sunday, I made a trip to the ocean.  I needed to go and sit long in the sun and the warmth. … Continue reading

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Elie Wiesel on The God Who Remembers

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I believe that the witnesses, especially the survivors, have the most important role. They can simply say, in the words of the prophet, “I was there.” Continue reading

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