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Connie Chandler
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A Decision to Live
I have been very disturbed this week, as I've read articles and watched interviews, regarding a lovely teen girl in Wisconsin who has chosen to end her own life... and thousands of people are praising her for being brave and strong. This girl has the same d...

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Ocean Waves
A poem I wrote, inspired by the beautiful ocean views and the beautiful ministry I experienced in Portland, Maine...  The rhythm of the waves -- Reaching out and pulling in Rolling forth and falling back Advancing and retreating Swelling and shifting Coming...

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The Backpack: A Parable of Grace
About two months and $27,000 ago, my brother sat next to me in my room, with a pinched, anxious look on his face. "I'm just worried that this thing is going to become about me... I don't want that. I want to become overwhelmed by the organizing and the deta...

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Why I Go to (My) Church
I've been a member of my home church since I graduated high school (about 15 years ago). Since that time, I've been a part of other "faith communities" as well - the church I attended near my college in Greensboro, the campus ministry, a next-gen seeker-fri...

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Fountain of Life and Justice
"Look back therefore, rise to the heights, go to that place where once God hath spoken, and there thou wilt find the fountain of justice, where is the fountain of life. 'For with thee is the fountain of life' [Psalm 36:9]." - St Augustine I love that St. Au...

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The Superfruit of the Spirit
Recently at my home church, we've been studying the "Fruit of the Spirit," as it is laid out in Galatians 5:22-23 - love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. We've been learning how Christ is the perfect exa...

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All About the New Book
I teach English as a Second Language. I love international people, I love learning about other cultures, I love words and grammar (yes this is true!), and I love to teach. Ergo, the ESL education realm is my happy place. But my other (and even bigger) passi...

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My absolutely favorite cookie of all time
I really love cookies... Snickerdoodles, chocolate chip, pumpkin, peanut butter, Oreos, red velvet crinkle, and most recently, chocolate-chocolate-orange cookies from the creative genius of Landon and Trina Ivey. But my absolutely favorite cookie of all tim...

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1600 miles, and still rolling along
This week, Svante the Swedish wheelchair reached his 1600 mile marker. We've been together for 3 years and 4 months... and as you might notice from the picture, he has sustained a few cracks and dents in that time. He has a different set of wheels, shocks, ...

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All About That Bread
(Disclaimer: Sorry, but there is nothing gluten-free about this post.) Happiness is... A warm, fresh, homemade baguette The smell making your mouth water and your stomach growl Crusty and floury on the outside Soft and chewy on the inside Generously thick s...
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