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Ins and Outs of Raising a Herd

We ultimately just want our kids to know we love them and although we are structured in the way we run things for the sake of the family unit, we are so thankful to have this family we have been given to lead and grow. To us, there is freedom in structure. Which feels like how our heavenly Father leads and grows us as well. We are free in Him and the structure of His word. But this family, and God's family, isn't just about rules and religion; it's about relationship.
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Easter Memories Old and New

Fourteen Easter seasons ago Ryan and I were processing the information that had just been handed down to us from a perinatologist in Austin, Texas informing us that our son had spina bifida. Finding out that something is wrong with your child is completely overwhelming. I’ve said before in that moment, there was really no…
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Blunt Force Truth

If Jesus is Lord of your life, He's in the driver's seat of your life. He's not in the trunk. He's not in the backseat. He's not in the passenger seat. He's either in the driver's seat, or He's not in the car at all.
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Throw the Dang Seed!

We are trying to make sure we're "good soil," yet the thing that makes the soil good is that it's producing a harvest.
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Like a Sore Thumb

I do not want to conform to the world. I want to look like the opposite of the world...
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He Love Me, He Loves Me Not

I used to believe that because I was not able to pick all of the circumstances life handed to me, they were second rate circumstances. But now I realize, I do get a choice...
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