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Joy

Joy

The one word that I associate most with Christmas and the Holiday season is Joy. It is referenced throughout scripture and is used to describe the emotional reaction we should experience when thinking of a young savior being born in a manger over...

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Greatest Gift

Greatest Gift

The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt. Frederick Buechner Cheers to another great year at Touch A Life. Reflecting back on...

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Reset

Reset

Every time I return from Ghana the joke around my house is “batten down the hatches” because here comes Mom. I always return with the urge to get rid of the excess of stuff – stuff in my house, stuff in my car, and stuff in my life. Last year I...

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Freedom is Possible

Freedom is Possible

FREEDOM: the quality or state of being free, such as: a: the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action b: liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another c: the quality or state of being exempt or released...

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Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Have you ever thought about who you are and where you come from? Maybe you have done so in an existential sort of way. You know, the way college students tend to "search for themselves." But I am talking more literally figuring out who you are. I...

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The Gift of Caring

The Gift of Caring

One of the greatest blessings in my life is the gift of being a mother. I found out I was pregnant with my daughter three years ago, and I never could have prepared for the ways my life would change. I was so excited and a little anxious, too, but...

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Give Thanks

Give Thanks

Give Thanks For each new morning with it’s light For rest and shelter of the night For health and food For love and friends For everything thy goodness sends. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson This week most of us will pause to give thanks for the things we...

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Food in Ghana

Food in Ghana

THANKFUL. This word that has crossed my mind frequently since returning home from my visit to Ghana. The joy that radiates from Ghanaians conceals the hardships that most of them face on a daily basis. Little access to clean water, children working...

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Awakened to Give

Awakened to Give

Born in Ghana, I moved to the United States at the age of eight. I call both countries home. I went nine years without visiting Ghana before my most recent trip. This was not my intention, by any means; however due to life’s various demands, time...

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Understanding Freedom

Understanding Freedom

Do you ever think you know the definition of words but in fact have no idea?  This happens to me a lot. I often struggle with matching the right word with the right meaning. However, I felt confident I knew the true meaning of Freedom and...

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