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One Step on Air – Guest Blog by Joy Zomer

“My Once-in-a-Lifetime Life” is a series of occasional blogs written by Joy Zomer who spent several years in Europe as a Christian missionary. Now a single mom of three children, Joy is the director of a high school alternative education program.  This … Continue reading

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From my Reading

“Most of the time, people will not come out and say that they are good people in contrast to those who are not, but that is often what they mean. And this strikes me as a dangerous proposition. History demonstrates, … Continue reading

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A Rehearsal for Death

Her story is full of pain and heartache. A consultant has visited her workplace and suggested changes which make her job seem less significant and even at risk. She has partnered with the Holy Spirit for years to understand that her worth … Continue reading

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From My Reading – Part 4

“We have places of fear inside of us, but we have other places as well—places with names like trust and hope and faith. We can choose to lead from one of those places, to stand on ground that is not … Continue reading

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Writing and Vulnerability

I was reminded by someone recently that writing makes us vulnerable. It’s one thing to ruminate in your head, quite another to share those words anonymously, and even more threatening to put your name on the page – so that … Continue reading

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