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This Issue:

JulAug 2016

  • compassion
  • addiction
  • blame game
  • and more!


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Dylan Green

On Sunday, March 11, 2012, I turned fifteen years old. I threw a birthday party with five of my closest friends, and I…

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Butterflies: “Flying Flowers” of Insect World

Elizabeth Mann

Butterflies are truly “flying flowers” of the insect world. Their wing patterns are so diverse and unique. Their bright colors and gentle flights make them delightful. I hope you…

07/23/16 at 01:30 PM


Katy Steele, 22

The Spirit is like the wind that blows wherever it wants to. You can hear the wind, but you don’t know where it comes from or where it is going.

John 3:8b (CEV)

The garden wasn’t fancy by any stretch of the imagination, but it soon became my favorite place on campus. Tucked away from the main street, the community garden was…

07/23/16 at 09:39 AM

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Exploring God’s Universe

Esther M. Bailey

Try one of these ways to experience God in nature:

Plant a flower and watch it grow. Become a partner…

07/22/16 at 11:25 AM

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Noah Rohrer

Teen Advisory Board Member

What do you like to do in your free time?


“I like playing video games, spending time with family, hunting, and…

07/22/16 at 08:07 AM

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God’s Reclaiming Business

Steve Harper

I was not prepared for the surprise that my three-year-old daughter, Katrina, gave me during bedtime prayers. We…

07/21/16 at 08:40 AM

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Steve Matthews

“In the Habit” session for use with devozine meditations for July 25–31, 2016.


“By the time a child is three or four years old, they are beginning…

07/20/16 at 10:20 AM

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Tom Arthur

Living in the suburbs can be lonely. I can drive up my driveway, click the garage door opener, and enter the garage and my house without ever talking…

07/20/16 at 07:50 AM

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As Easy as 1, 2, 3

Sam Davidson

Going green can be confusing. With so many terms to understand (fair trade, shade-grown, all natural), how can we know if we’re eating, buying, and enjoying what is…

07/19/16 at 11:16 AM

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Melanie Ho

Teen Advisory Board Member

If you were stranded on a desert island, what three things would you want with you? Why?

“I would want my family,…

07/19/16 at 07:13 AM

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Ciona D. Rouse

Thank You, God, for having a plan far greater
than anything we can imagine.
You bring down walls of injustice that we build.
You loosen chains of addiction with
which we shackle ourselves.

07/17/16 at 07:28 PM

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