An Exercise in Endurance

An Exercise in Endurance Article by Jessie Mejias, Sunodía Founder and Director “Just one more!” Over the course of an hour, my personal trainer, Mary (not her real name), must say this to me at least twenty times. For me, those three words have become synonymous with another phrase: “More pain!” I’ve done a fairly good job avoiding routine exercise for

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You, Just As You Are

You, Just As You Are Article by Jenni Weatherly, Communications & Administrative Manager Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be? – Danielle LaPorte Well, can you? These words, so thought-provoking, always get me. They prompt me to consider how easily others’ desires and cultural expectations, no matter how well-intentioned, can seep through

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Strategies for Freedom: Unloading through Journaling

Strategies for Freedom: Unloading through Journaling Article by Jessie Mejias, Sunodía Founder and Director Spiritual habits and practices are part of what keep us consistently on our personal paths when it comes to journeying with the Lord. One such practice that I’ve used for years and highly recommend is unloading by writing in a journal on a regular basis. At

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Grace, Truth, and Changes That Heal

Grace, Truth, and Changes That Heal Book review by Jenni Weatherly, Communications & Administrative Manager What does it really take to become a mature adult? How does we live out our relationships in a truly loving way? Changes That Heal by Dr. Henry Cloud is a sharply insightful and eye-opening book that answers these questions by describing four specific changes

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Jesus, Our Intercessor

What is an intercessor? If you’ve heard or used the phrase “standing in the gap,” you likely already have a good idea of all that an intercessor can be. Intercession is simply the act of praying on someone else’s behalf. It is a means of intervening for them. When we intercede in prayer for one another, it often starts from

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Hope: the Opposite of Fear

Hope: the Opposite of Fear Written by Jessie Mejias, FHI Founder and Director When I was still a new believer, I attended a New Year’s Eve service at a local church. At one point in the service, everyone was asked to pick a piece of paper from a grab bag at the altar. On each piece of paper was a Scripture

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