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About multiculturalmarriage

I'm glad to be part of a multicultural marriage! I grew up in the U.S. but am married to an African husband. This makes life challenging, creative and cool - all at the same time!

Feeding The Poor: Christianity Or Socialism?

I saw this Facebook post on my news feed the other day: “Why, when Jesus talks about feeding the poor, it’s Christianity, but when a politician does it, it’s Socialism?” This, in my view, is similar to saying the following … Continue reading

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Kathy Barnette’s book: ‘Nothing To Lose, Everything To Gain’

Everyone should read this book! “Nothing To Lose, Everything To Gain” by Kathy Barnette. Racism, slavery, and where do we go as a nation from here? Continue reading

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‘Infidel’ movie review: Wow!

Cyrus Nowrasteh’s ‘Infidel’ movie is a must-see! It tackles controversial topics such as terrorism, persecution, faith and freedoms in a cinematic masterpiece. Continue reading

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Why I immigrated to the United States (hint: it’s not racism)

I am part European, part Asian by racial and cultural heritage. But I became American by choice. On the Fourth of July and every day, I celebrate that choice. Continue reading

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What a swing taught me about parenting

What a swing taught me about re-experiencing childhood with my kids, taking time to chill, and re-examining my parenting responsibilities… Continue reading

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injustice and brokenness

Originally posted on she is salt & light:
Injustice. What can we say about injustice? Injustice leaves bitterness in our hearts. A taste of rot in our mouths. It plants seeds of outrage that root deep in hidden parts of our…

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An intruder in our home

We recently watched one of the TEDx Talks about Logan LaPlante, a then 13-year-old boy who does “hackschooling” and how that makes him happy. It led to an interesting discussion about how we want our baby daughter to grow up. One … Continue reading

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The inherent power of faithfulness

“… who is mighty as you are, O Lord, with your faithfulness all around you?” (Psalm 89:8 ESV, emphasis mine) All too often, we think of faithfulness as weakness. Someone stays in a dead-end job or abusive relationship because they think it’s all … Continue reading

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Guest post on Money-Saving Mom published

I’m on cloud nine at the moment! Crystal Paine of Money-Saving Mom fame, one of my favorite bloggers, has published my guest post, “8 Ways to Save Money on Your First Child.” Please drop by and leave a comment or two. It’s … Continue reading

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How to practice ‘Baby-Led Weaning’

If you’re the parent of young ‘uns and have heard of baby-led weaning (or don’t even know what that means, but it sounds interesting), I heartily recommend it. I only heard about it after my baby was born and managed to … Continue reading

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