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Recent Blog Posts

Summer highs and lows

This summer has been an eventful one so far. Many things certainly weren’t planned like my son’s car accident and my daughter’s concussion. Both scared this momma and reminded me that in one moment your whole world can turn upside down. Thankfully for us… none of the damage was permanent. …

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Flickers of Grace

Last year my son left for his first year of college. After being away for a few months, he came home on the spur of the moment to surprise his little sister on her thirteenth birthday. When we sent her to the kitchen to get the cake, he jumped out …

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The Right Way to Boast

Boasting may have a negative connotation in our culture, but when it comes to resumes or bios we are taught to put our best face forward. I remember the first time I had to write my own bio, beginning “Melissa Spoelstra is….” It wasn’t fun. It was explained to me …

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