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When Your Daughter Wants to Dye Her Hair Blue

When Your Daughter Wants to Dye Her Hair Blue By Kiersten (age 17) and Sara (age *the mother*) Borgstede When our daughter Kiersten was 13 and in the 8th grade, she started BEGGING us to dye her hair blue. My first reaction was "No way, Jose," and figured that would...

Depression Does Not Define You

Depression Does Not Define You It's 4:52 AM on Tuesday morning. I'm sitting at my kitchen table. The house is quiet except for the occasional stirrings of one of the cats. I hear a frog's rhythmic burb somewhere distantly, far outside. I'm staring at this blinking...

Are Depression and Anxiety Part of Your Life?

Are Depression and Anxiety Part of Your Life? As much as I would love to present our family as picture-perfect, it's not like that for us. A few nights ago was a rare blood moon eclipse happening at 8:45 PM.  We decided to walk down to the neighborhood park to watch...

Fitness

Trusting God When We Mess Up: Part One

Trusting God When We Mess Up: Part One

By Christine Drews One day during my college years, I went to the mall and in front of the JC Penney store was a slick sales person and a display of wine glasses. If I signed up for a credit card, I would get a set of 4 wine glasses. It didn’t take any more of a hook...

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Trusting God with Who You Are

Trusting God with Who You Are

Trusting God with Who You Are A few weeks ago, my niece drew this portrait of me. I was relieved that my face wasn’t surrounded by facial hair, which she had included on all of her portraits of other people. Whew, dodged that bullet! The details were surprisingly...

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