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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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Searching for Joy

May 01, 2023
JOY Culture shock Serving joyfully Discouragement
Another holiday was coming up - you could tell by the overcrowded lines in the one supermarket of the city. The sounds of busy customers filled the air as people pushed past one another, shopping lists in hand. The two security officers exchanged ...
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From Busy to Fruitful

April 28, 2023
JOY Serving joyfully
I ran into a long-time friend the other day, one whom I haven’t seen in years. As we caught up, sharing with each other the various activities we were both involved with, I found myself both in awe and exhausted listening to everything she was doi...
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When Discontent is Good

April 27, 2023
JOY Contentment Hope
One year our family was particularly eager to get to the States for our upcoming home assignment. We couldn’t wait to spend time with family, soak up some sunshine, and eat all the special foods. Our excitement and joy were tied up in what was to ...
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The Source of Abundant Joy

April 26, 2023
JOY Contentment Abide Praise
In the midst of all the praises and uncertainties and life turns of this year, God keeps reminding me that true joy is found only in Christ. When we find our identity in Christ and intentionally connect with our brothers and sisters in Christ, we ...
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