A New Hope

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I don’t know if you’re a Star Wars fan or not, but my kids certainly are. I’ve spent many nights hunkered down watching lightsabers save the day.

There’s a scene in Star Wars Episode IV – A New Hope – where Princess Leia,

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Got Control Issues?

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“Mom! We have to go buy sponge rollers! They’re incredible! Last night, before we went to bed, Mrs. Robertson rolled our hair in sponge rollers and when we woke up this morning our hair was curly!

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The Beauty of Grace

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Every time I tell my redemption story, I have to swallow my pride. Why? Because my past includes ugliness, conflict, and rebellion that I’m not proud of. As much as I’d like to sweep it all under the rug the Lord wants me to share.

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My Hiding Place

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My paternal ancestors came to America from Europe in the 1700s, and settled just outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Hanging on the wall of my childhood home is a faded-with-time land survey of our property,

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