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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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Welcome, baby daughter!

Friends, it’s official – our multicultural family has grown from 2 to 3! Sorry for the long time in posting. I have been incredibly tardy in getting back to all of you with your questions of, “Have you had the baby yet?” … Continue reading

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Love and marriage quote

“Love and marriage are of the Father’s most powerful means for the making of his foolish ones into sons and daughters.” -George MacDonald, A Daughter’s Devotion (edited by Michael Phillips)

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Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and yes, we’re expecting!

Ahh, Christmas! Amazing and awe-inspiring to think that 2,000 years later we’re still celebrating “the newborn king,” as a familiar hymn goes. And on a personal note, we’re celebrating the news that a little baby girl will be joining us … Continue reading

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What’s the most exotic fruit you’ve ever eaten?

I’ve said before that if you’re an adventurous eater, multicultural marriage may be just right for you. Seriously. OK, perhaps not so seriously, but especially if you’re marrying into another culture with its own food traditions, it’s something to consider. … Continue reading

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Why anniversaries are such beautiful things …

Recently my husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary. In the grand scheme of things, our married life is only a few years old and we have so much more to learn. On the other hand, I find myself already … Continue reading

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Cooking should be a communal activity in all cultures

The recent visit from my in-laws reminded me afresh about the community spirit fostered by family cooking. My mother-in-law graciously taught me how to make ogbono stew, which you can see in the lovely picture I took here. The yellowish … Continue reading

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