The Sweetness of Friendship

The Sweetness of Friendship

“Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think.” – Anne of Green Gables I can relate to the pure relief and giddiness Anne feels when she experiences genuine friends who care for her. Those are the relationships we ought not take for granted, as they are not guaranteed in every season of life. […]

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Often With God: Pray Continually

Often With God: Pray Continually - Read Cook Devour

“Pray continually.” (1 Thessalonians 5:17) I have pondered this verse a great deal over the last month. Two words have never been so straightforward and yet so difficult to measure up to. The idea of communing with God in the big and small moments of my day, in the quiet and the chaos, has filled […]

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Minimalism, Decision Fatigue, and Christianity 

Minimalism, Decision Fatigue + Christianity

Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist defines minimalism as “the intentional promotion of the things we value most and the removal of everything that distracts us from it.” I think minimalism is frequently misunderstood. It isn’t just about getting rid of stuff. Most often it is not the tangible that keeps us from the things we value most, but […]

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