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Out of Bondage, Into Freedom (part two)

You can read part one here. I am filled with gratitude for God’s freeing power and grace. At the same time, I don’t want to gloss over how hard living into some of this liberation has been.  The liberation that … Continue reading

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Out of Bondage, Into Freedom

God called me out of bondage into freedom in the moment my first child was born: I was twenty three, fundamentally unchurched, reasonably content in my liberal, secular-humanist worldview, when God took advantage of my hormone-logged postpartum daze and hit … Continue reading

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On Babies, Body Image, and Me (Part 1)

When my first child was a newborn, I kissed her a thousand times an hour and breathed in the intoxicating smell of her head.  I was head over heels in love and told her so.   I babbled at her morning … Continue reading

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