Reporting Back: 7 weeks of parenthood by Hannah Campbell Gustafson

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written by Hannah Campbell Gustafson My husband and I have been parents for almost seven weeks now, to a wonderful baby girl named Leona Joyce. Back in April, I wrote a post about post- and peripartum depression, and the stigma I sensed and feared, as well as some scripture that gave me comfort. I�m only…

A Different Kind of Armor by David Finnegan-Hosey

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written by David Finnegan-Hosey Scripture has a funny way of reading us. My first post for the Journey blog was called �Taking the Armor Off,� a reference to the ill-fitting armor Saul tried to get David to wear before his battle with Goliath, and to the different types of ill-fitting armor that we wear in…

Small Acts and Great Progress by Bob Griggs

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Written by Bob Griggs The bible story of the �widow�s mite� is one of my favorites. In it Jesus commends the widow who put two small copper coins into the treasury at the temple. These two coins are only worth a penny, but Jesus tells his disciples that she has put in more than those…

Signals of Distress, Signs of Hope by Craig Rennebohm

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written by Craig Rennebohm In 2017, 31.5% of high school students had experienced periods of persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness (i e , almost every day for two weeks or more in a row so that the student stopped doing some usual activities) in the past year. The percentage of students who experienced persistent…