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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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When Tragedy Brings Joy

May 05, 2023
JOY Serving joyfully
Little did she know how the course of her life would change when the sun peeked over the horizon that day over 35 years ago. A car accident demolished not only a vehicle but the entire future this young gymnastic teacher had planned. 
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Look Up!

May 04, 2023
JOY Health issues on the field Grief, loss, & depression
Family dinners…they’re so important, so foundational, so “spiritual”…
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Joy in Belonging

May 03, 2023
JOY Adoption Grace
What does joy look like? I have seen a lot of joy in my home recently in the face of a 5-year-old boy. Almost a month ago, I was in southern India meeting our adopted son. These first weeks of getting to know one another have gone so much better t...
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Joy 101

May 02, 2023
JOY Serving joyfully
Several of my friends are in the midst of very un-joyful situations. A family accident.The loss of a treasured job abroad.The stress of a child with undiagnosed health problems.The total care of aging parents during a pandemic. 
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