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“I’ve Always Loved Sharing”

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I have always loved giving. Some of my earliest memories are of giving: Picking flowers, drawing pictures, wrapping up used toys and giving them to family and friends. Whether to celebrate a special occasion or just because I felt a little nudge from the Holy Spirit, God has wired me love and show His love and compassion through physical gifts, but also through gifts of words and affirmations.    …

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The Power of Hope

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When things started to close down due to COVID-19, my husband and I realized we were going to be in this mode for a long time. We looked at our budget to make sure we were wisely stewarding everything, including monthly memberships and subscriptions. One of the things we noticed was our son’s tae kwon do class. While not a lot of money, it something he wasn’t going to attend for the …

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I’m Not Fine

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What I need is for everyone to stop being fine. Seriously. I’m just too tired to fake it anymore cause I’m guilty as anyone of giving the “I’m fine,” or “I’m doing well,” knee jerk response, but this season is different.  I became a first-time mom 18 months ago and it has thrown me for a loop. About 6 months ago …

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The Summer 10 for 2020

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Summer’s slower pace makes it a great time to read, listen, and watch. The board and staff of Women Doing Well have some summertime recommendations for you. We hope you enjoy them as much as we have!  To Read  Beginner’s Pluck by Liz Bohannan   “This book was a joy to read. It’s easy to read and really down to earth about Liz’s journey to make good …

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4 Lessons From the Women who Followed Jesus from Galilee

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Names like Peter, James and John come quickly to mind when we think of Jesus’ disciples. But there was with them Mary, Joanna and Suzanna who were also followers and funders. Many came from places of status and were able to leverage that influence to financially support His ministry and serve alongside Him. This likely came at personal cost. After all, why …

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An Invitation to Exhale

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I love watching women deepen their journey with Jesus as they discover and then live into their purpose and passion. One friend in particular has had a beautiful journey. Judy and I met many years ago as young leaders with an international ministry.  We took part in a leadership cohort and had an instant connection.  A few years later we had the …

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Economic Shutdown: 3 Steps Forward for Every Christian

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It’s not just health news that’s frightening these days; economic news is also grim. As believers, how is God calling us to respond in this time of coronavirus, job loss, and all of the unknowns we’re facing? John Cortines shared this post on Generous Giving’s blog and his Scripture-based insights chart a hopeful course through today’s fear and uncertainty.     After 11 years of steady prosperity, a health pandemic …

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Generous Love

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Generosity isn’t just about money. It also has to do with the ways we relate to each other and the world around us. That’s especially evident in marriage. This post, originally published at National Christian Foundation’s blog, takes a closer look at what generosity in marriage looks like and how each of us can give more generously to our spouses.  Do generous …