Dream Big

Genesis 37:5-10 (NIV) Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him all the more. He said to them, “Listen to this dream I had: We were binding sheaves of grain out in the field when suddenly my sheaf rose and stood upright, while your sheaves gathered around mine and bowed down to it.”

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His Love is Everlasting

by Jessie Mejias I recently attended a healing conference where we were put into groups of three and asked to recount a positive memory. When it was my turn, the very first memory that popped into my head was that of my “re-engagement” to my husband. In 2005, both of my sons got engaged and, my husband, Alex and I

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Book review: Beautiful Outlaw by John Eldredge

It’s Christmas morning and I’ve just finished reading the last two chapters of John Eldredge’s marvelous little book, Beautiful Outlaw.[1] I meant to subscribe to an online daily devotional for Advent but as I read it I realized that this was just the right book to prepare my heart for Christmas. But I didn’t originally pick it out for that

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Finding Meaning in Rest

Finding Meaning in Rest Article by Jessie Mejias, Sunodía Founder and Director As I write this article, I am about to start a four-week writing sabbatical. While this is not a term I have ever heard used anywhere else, it seems apt, being that a sabbatical is a change in a normal routine, and I’ve known for awhile I need that

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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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