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SethHaines

What is a Mother?

Seth wrote this essay to promote the book, The Mother Letters: Sharing the Laughter, Joy, Struggles, and Hope, that he co-created with his wife,…

Crusadingcousins

Crusading Cousins

First cousins Jennifer Barker and Brittany Hodak, only ten months apart in age, grew up in Roland, Oklahoma, a border town six miles from…

Jessica

Homegrown

Back in February, when there was still a threat of frost, my eldest son Jackson and I turned the dirt in the raised garden…

JoshRay

Band Together – The Josh Ray Story

It’s midday at Southside High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Students hustle from class to class. Still others gather in the office, talking in…

Doc

Doc 2016

April 30 is Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. In honor of that, we decided to re-share this story we originally published in January 2014, that…

JessicaSowards

Praise God for Goats

My youngest son, Benjamin, just turned one. His wrists still have the chubbiness of a baby and the little dimples on his pudgy hands…

BladeRunners

Never Say Never

Battle With the Blades 2016   The surface of the earth covers about 197 million miles. Seventy-one percent of that is water, the other…

JessicaSowards

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Dear Readers,   I’d like to tell you a story.   One gray and overcast day around the first of January, I stood in…