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Raising Kids that Will Love God

As a young Christian, I could never quite understand it. I looked around the other believers I knew and could find no common denominator for why some continued walking with Jesus and others did not. But, after having walked away from God myself for three years, I now know that it isn’t as difficult as … Read this post

The Weight of Honesty

I understood why a lot of my friends had a crush on him. He was young, attractive enough, energetic, cool, and somehow made what should have been a boring, if not torturous class, enjoyable. He had encouraged me to write and write more and write often. He saw past my tough talk and stubbornness and recognized a young 16-year … Read this post

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Breakdancing Jesus

My husband and I have long discussed whether or not Jesus was a funny man. You know, not funny “ha ha” but other kinds of funny. Was he jovial, a jokster, a goof? Did He like to play pranks on His disciples? Is that really what He was doing when He said John was His … Read this post

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Separation of Church and State: Yea or Nay?

I know I don’t talk politics much here on Modern Reject. Truth be told, I am a political junkie and I have to temper myself, otherwise this blog would become a veritable political buffet. All that to say, sometimes something so juicy, controversial, titilating and downright hilarious ensues that it begs to be discussed. So, if you don’t … Read this post

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Confessions of a Mean Girl

I suppose it was survival. A defense mechanism developed as the result of years and years of bullying. Girls can be mean. Vicious, really. Cruel, even. I never saw it happening or noticed the moment when I changed. It was a transformation just like anything. A process, that took me from being who I really … Read this post