Julia Attaway

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Moving day
Family

3 Positive Ways to Deal with Stress

During a chaotic move, learning to detach and step back from emotions makes a huge difference.

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Prayer for a Wedding Anniversary
Marriage

Prayer for a Wedding Anniversary

Reflecting on 25 years of ups and downs—and love

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Pipe organ
Prayer Stories

The Many Ways We Hear God's Word

We hear it at different emotional pitches, in different tones, at different times. It takes multiple attempts to learn, and comes at us in a variety of ways before it sticks.

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Desert
Power of Prayer

A Positive Way of Looking at Problems

Even in the middle of an uncomfortable situation, there are opportunities for thanks and praise.

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Temptation
Addiction and Recovery

What to Do When You Face Temptation

When faced with an itch, there's a benefit to waiting it out rather than scratching it. 

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Talking to a teen
Family Problems

Communicating with Kids in 5 Words or Less

As Jesus showed us in the Temple, getting results doesn’t require a lecture first.

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Addiction
Addiction and Recovery

How to Love Someone in the Throes of Addiction

Christ-like love is possible and does not depend on being able to control the situation.

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When you're feeling overwhelmed
Faith and Prayer

When Life Just Stinks

There are days when it’s too much. But still, Jesus conquered death on the cross, and our broken hearts are salvaged.

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Hardship
Stories of Faith

Hardship as a Heart-Changing Opportunity

After the initial wail of “I can’t take this!” we can turn to God and draw closer.

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Filling out tax paperwork with a calm spirit.
Stories of Faith

Faith and Taxes

Facing a mound of paperwork with efficiency and a calm spirit.

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