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The Mess and the Mender

By: Tiffany Burlingame I was a master deflector My own prideful protector I denied the pain needed a resurrector So I became a neglector I refused to surrender to Jesus The only person with power to free us I was gripped by shame Until Jesus called me by name “Tiffany, you are a…
WonderfullyMade
November 30, 2016
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Passionate Pursuit

By: Katie Messer What do you think of when you hear Cartier? Bentley? Personal staff? Private yachts? Multi-million dollar estates? What about, filling the pages of your passport? Dating the “hot” guy? Being the center of the social universe? Getting the job? And still, what do you think of in…
WonderfullyMade
August 11, 2016
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Because You Are Loved

By: Juliandra Durkin I first heard this poem at a Wonderfully Made event when I was in college. Sitting outside on the lawn, one of the girls at the end of the meeting asked if she could share a poem that meant a lot to her. I remember my eyes…
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July 20, 2016
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Little Quote, Big Reminder

By: Juliandra Durkin “You is kind. You is smart. You is important.” –Kathryn Stockett, The Help Life lessons to a two year old that I need to remember… what a great quote! Has anyone else seen or read The Help? Over and over throughout the story, Aibileen, one of the…
WonderfullyMade
July 16, 2016
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Tea Time

By: Katie Messer Therefore, say to the people, 'This is what the LORD of Heaven's Armies says: Return to me, and I will return to you, says the LORD of Heaven's Armies." Zechariah 1:3 This morning as we cleaned up the house, my daughter Ruthie reminded me that I promised…
WonderfullyMade
July 11, 2016
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Follow Me, Memes, and Me Me

By: Tekoa Manning A few months ago, I took the first steps, like a crack addict or an alcoholic breathing in a bag, I admitted I was addicted to Facebook. A couple days ago I hit delete and let the DT’s begin. I started realizing that I was carrying my…
WonderfullyMade
April 21, 2016
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Dear Daughter

By: Juliandra Durkin Dear Daughter, Sit with me while I tell you a story. Can you do that? This story begins long before you were born. Long before your brothers and sisters, friends, and even your parents were born. It begins at the dawn of time, when I created time...…
WonderfullyMade
February 14, 2016
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The King’s Table

By: Tekoa Manning Saul's grandson, the son of Jonathan, named Mephibosheth was crippled as a child. When he was five years old, a report came that Saul and Jonathan had been killed in battle and when the boy’s nurse heard the news, she picked him up and fled. But as…
WonderfullyMade
February 4, 2016
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Redefining Failure

By: Abigail Driscoll Shame. Guilt. Worthlessness. Inadequacy. These are feelings many of us are all too familiar with, especially when it comes to failure. Maybe you applied for a job you really wanted and after interviewing, the company decided to move on with a different candidate. Maybe you started a…
WonderfullyMade
January 9, 2016
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Turtles and Tamar

By: Tekoa Manning Everything God created was designed with a covering. Trees have bark to protect their sap and spices. Many animals like lobsters, crabs, and turtles, are encased with their own suit of armor. We humans have our own casings as well. A turtle is designed with a shell…
WonderfullyMade
October 19, 2015
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{A Memoir} by Alyssa Spang

By Alyssa Spang I don't want to live exciting plot line; I want to be a compelling character... At first, the dash only trembled as my green Toyota, affectionately named Eleanor, rolled past familiar Pennsylvania mountains ablaze with autumn, toward school. I was a second-year English teacher, and I happened…
WonderfullyMade
September 21, 2015
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The Busy Badge

By Juliandra Durkin Recently, I was struck with an unintentional break from the busyness of my non-stop life the past few weeks, when I started feeling sick and run down with a cold. I had been pushing myself with vigor for exciting, new volunteer and work activities and I think…
WonderfullyMade
September 11, 2015