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Connection is a daily devotional to encourage women in their faith and life overseas. It brings the Word of God and conversation with sisters into their day-to-day lives.
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Rejoice, It's Raining!

June 09, 2022
REFRESH Spiritual wellness
Rain! It pounded on the tin roof so loudly we couldn’t hear each other talk. It fell hard and fast, washing dust from the air and filling cracks in the dry dirt. It sang of new life. It signaled the end of dry season and the beginning of rainy sea...
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Laugh It Off

June 08, 2022
REFRESH Grace Culture shock Serving joyfully Hope Praise
“You’ve got to be kidding me!” I yelled in frustration. There was a flood yet again in our home. The pumps could not keep up with the deluge of water that was pouring down from the heavens. So the routine of slopping around muddy water and cleanin...
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Recounting His Faithfulness (Over Iced Coffee)

June 07, 2022
REFRESH Feeling known & understood Praise
Two mason jars of iced coffee, a comfy couch, and a faded black album full of pictures united us on a breezy, sunny Spring afternoon. Though we had served on two different continents as global women, today it felt as if we could have been neighbor...
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Soul Refreshment

June 06, 2022
REFRESH Obedience Quiet time with the Lord Abide Spiritual wellness
We recently planted a new hydrangea in our front garden. Hydrangeas are some of my favorite flowers, and I was surprised to learn that they actually do well in northern Europe where I live. My new little plant looks quite small next to my older, h...
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