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WHAT DO YOU THINK OF ME?

“Your child is asking you every day, ‘What do you think of me?’ How are you answering them?” ~ Dr. Meg Meeker Nearly fourteen years after my daughters arrived into this world, I still find myself staring at their faces – when they’re talking about their day, when they’re listening to music, when they’re watching a movie. I like when they catch me too, because I know what my face is saying to them: “You are awesome. I’m so proud of you. I’m here for you. I love you.” I was with my daughter at softball practice. It was pouring rain, but the coach pressed on. “As long as there’s no lightning, we’re practicing!” he barked. I was pretty comfortable …

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You Matter, I Matter

Do you know that God is crazy about you? Relax, I’m not getting preachy here, but have you ever just stopped to imagine Him imagining you? Like Mozart painstakingly conceiving His musical masterpiece, God crafted every part of you, designing each infinitesimal detail. As a result, no one else sees the world as you do, no one else feels the way you do, and no one else can do what you do. And yet, we don’t feel crafted. We don’t feel excellent. We often feel lost and forgotten. Recently I received a note in the mail. It was a nice, encouraging letter totally out of the blue from someone I haven’t worked with in years – a hand-written reminder that …