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Pink Party Power: Poured Into to Pour Out

As we bring another Breast Cancer Awareness month to a close, I’m remembering… Cindy. Seven years ago, just a few days before my scheduled preventative bilateral mastectomy, a woman I hardly knew named Cindy Kreidel threw me a “Pink Party.” Complete with encouraging gifts, delicious snacks, heartfelt prayers, and an unforgettable, side-splitting skit involving pairs […]

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When You’re Angry

As we continue through Breast Cancer Awareness month this October, we turn the pages of my new devotional, The Faith to Free-Fall, past the first chapter, “Shock,” to the second chapter- “Anger.” Though I wrote this devo specifically for women anticipating undergoing a mastectomy, I believe we’ve all been angry at times when things haven’t turned out the

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Scary Risks

Tonight marks the end of October and the end of Breast Cancer Awareness month. It’s also Halloween. One of my sons panicked this morning, “I don’t know what I’m gonna be yet, Mom!” He thought for a second. “You know I just want the candy, right?” Yeah, I know. But the only way to get

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