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Our Christmas Miracle

Estranged Separated by pain Despairing of reconciliation Ever. Our arms cross Like the walls we have built Impenetrable Yet stealthily, sneakily, hope tiptoes in Peeking around every corner of the heart To find desire It gathers the gray, meager fragments and offers them Pleading Believing The waiting seems endless Year after year And then In

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Kellie’s Visit to Nashville Brings New Perspective

Her eyes are piercing blue, an azure mix of intensity and compassion. I watch as she engages with my tribe- a tribe that holds a worldview so unlike her own, asks, listens, wonders, seeks, probes, gives. Kellie had arrived the day before, smiling and hopeful, flying in from her blue-state Seattle to my red-state Nashville.

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Rosemary Khamati Helps Warring Tribes Reconcile

Reconciliation. Not an easy word. It’s long, tough to get your mind around, and even tougher to get your arms around. In fact, if you listen to it, it has the word “silly” in the middle. Sometimes our attempts at reconciliation seem downright silly. Preposterous. Crazy. That’s what I feel some days on this journey

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Kimberly Moore Communicates Legacy of Hope

My phone rang the other night. It was my sister, Kimberly Moore. Her voice sparkled after having led another session of her study, Beauty in a Life Repurposed, at Exodus, the only organization in the state of Texas that provides a home for formerly incarcerated women and their young children. Their tagline is full of hope:

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Recycled Encouragement

I love metaphors. Metaphors help us draw parallels between familiar and unfamiliar things.  They bring understanding in new ways and paint concrete pictures of abstract concepts. Just before Christmas, my friend, Andrew, lost his job.  With 4 kids and a mortgage, he needs fresh hope for the new year.  And he’s not the only one.  Andrew knows

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“Come As You Are” – A 2-minute film you need to see

I believe in the power of God to communicate hope through story.  That’s why, when I was offered the position of Creative Director at Fellowship Bible Church in Northwest Arkansas almost 20 years ago, I jumped at the chance.  With a team of actors, writers, and directors, we learned to tell stories on both stage and

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