February 04, 2014
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I read in the paper today that according to a study done by the Guttmacher Institute, the number of abortions in the United States has fallen to its lowest level since 1973.  1973 was a big year.  On January 22, 1973 in Roe v. Wade, the Supreme...

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January 29, 2014
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I remember the day well that a miracle happened.  My weekly women’s Bible study had broken into our small group of eight and finished up going over the guide’s questions when a woman’s heart showed up.  She didn’t have a...

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January 01, 2014
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I’m not going to throw away my scale today but I am going to ask my husband to hide it.

 

A number has ruled my life since a fateful day in the 1st grade.  The school nurse had lined up all the students to record...

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December 17, 2013
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Christmas is just days away and here I am blogging about something for January!  Craaazy, I know!  And though I would like some particular times to go more slowly (i.e. vacations, holidays, celebrations...) time continues to speed by.  So, I am...

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December 05, 2013
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Smack dab in the middle of the Christmas season I can feel such a compulsion to strive.  Often my heart is not at rest waiting for Jesus to come to me yet again, but straining; desperately reaching for entrance into the place where...

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November 13, 2013
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My husband John is a health food nut, er…advocate, er…aficionado…umm, person from way back.  Thirty-five years ago, before it was even remotely cool, he was a nutritionist at a tiny little health food store called The...

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November 04, 2013
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Often I feel like I am standing outside of my own life looking through a plate glass window that I cannot pass.  On the other side are those I love.  I have watched my husband and sons play with a freedom and ease of soul that was foreign to me...

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September 30, 2013
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Jesus is a master Storyteller.   Speaking the language of the heart, Jesus taught through parables so we would better understand him.  The Bible is ripe with one story after another.  Remember the story of the woman in Mark 5 with the...

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September 19, 2013
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The other night I was lying on the floor with worship music playing.  But I wasn’t lying on the floor worshipping.  I was wondering.  The day had not been a great one.  I was exhausted from travel and too many conversations and I thought...

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September 19, 2013
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The other night I was lying on the floor with worship music playing.  But I wasn’t lying on the floor worshipping.  I was wondering.  The day had not been a great one.  I was exhausted from travel and too many conversations and I thought...

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September 11, 2013
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September 11th today.  I am remembering.  Praying.  Hoping.  And blogging.  Not about national security or fallen heroes or even the importance of remembering.  In the midst of this important day, I’m writing again about...

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August 27, 2013
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So, I've noticed recently that I've been dodging the "How are you?" question.  Usually that is easily done, as it is asked in passing. You know, like catching someone just as they are entering or...
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August 21, 2013
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Dear ones,  

I share the following for all those who are letting their children go further into their own lives.  Into Kindergarten. Into the dorm.  Into the next season of their lives.  I share the following from my heart that doesn't...

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August 14, 2013
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My youngest son and his girlfriend are making us dinner.  In my kitchen.  Right now!  And I don’t have to do ANYTHING!!!!  I’m not even going to set the table!  Oh, okay, fine, I’ll offer to set the table.  But that’s it!  No salad to...

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August 09, 2013
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I had the privilege yesterday to sit with a friend at the hospital in the “Surgery Waiting Room.”  Okay, that is holy ground if ever there is any.  The emotions in the place are thick.  The memories for me in the place are rampant.  Raw...

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August 01, 2013
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I think there’s only so much beauty a soul can hold.  We vacationed in the majestic Tetons this July.  Again.  And again, God came and met me there.  It is for me a thin place.  A place where the distance between Heaven and Earth, between my not...

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July 10, 2013
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Remember the saying, "It's summertime and the livin' is easy"?  What happened to that? Somewhere along the line, I came to believe that when official "vacation" began, it meant that all of life went smoothly. Where do I sign up for...
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June 24, 2013
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One of my "life verses" is Proverbs 4:23: "Above all else, guard your heart, for from it flows the wellspring of life within you."
 
Above all else?  Really?  Wow.  It still surprises me.
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June 24, 2013
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Many women feel like a failure as a woman.   I know that oftentimes I do.  A failure as a human being, really.  It has underscored just about everything I have done and everything I have been kept from doing.  But I am not a failure as a...
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June 24, 2013
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Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune without the words,
And never stops at all...
(Emily Dickinson)
 
My spirit needs hope as...
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About Stasi

Stasi Eldredge loves writing and speaking to women about the goodness of God. She spent her childhood years in Prairie Village, Kansas, for which she is truly grateful. Her family moved to Southern California back in the really bad smog days when she was ten. She loved theatre and acting and took a partiality to her now husband John...READ MORE