Storming Normandy – Angela R.

Meeting Angela is like finding a window with a warm ray of sunshine to sit in. Her wide smile and welcoming demeanor are impossible to resist. Meeting her last Saturday in the back office of the Just Cause shop downtown, she didn’t mince words or make shallow talk. She looked like she had just come […]

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Kelli B – defender of women

Meeting Kelli B from Let her Rest and the Just Cause boutique is like getting ready to ride a roller coaster. You sit down and pull your seat belt extra tight, because you know you’re about to take off. That’s Kelli… she is on a mission. Founded with a purpose, the Just Cause Boutique, located […]

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Storming Normandy

What is the Normandy Project? The Normandy Project is a move of love, mercy and generosity towards women coming out of human trafficking in our city (normandyproject.com). Today the city has many programs that are coming together in unity to see women come successfully out of human trafficking, and the Normandy Project is a piece […]

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Deep and Wide

Maybe it’s the vacation to Florida we just took. Or the peak of spring breaking through the Ohio gray, but this morning during my weekly Friday prayer call I had a word for one of my friends about the roots of the Lord throughout her home. I could see the roots she had allowed the […]

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Relentless

I love Good Friday. Not just because Jonah and I got married on a Good Friday.. though it’s fun to have a second anniversary of sorts, but because I feel like it’s the WHY to who I am. Jesus who was without sin, allowed himself to be beaten, bloodied and broken. With the army’s of […]

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Signs that make you wonder

Have you ever experienced something that you can’t explain? Today,six years ago my dad passed from Earth into Eternity. That day was hard. Every minute was an hour, every conversation a mix of hope and tears. Looking back it was like a tornado. Everything swirled with uncertainty, yet somehow I was in the middle of […]

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So I did a thing…

So two weeks ago I did a thing… for the first time in two years I sat on the other end of a camera … alone… on purpose… smiling. In my mind this moment would be the pinnacle of my healing journey. This the crowning moment of what Ido waited so long for… a smile. […]

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