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Michele Cushatt

How to Make Peace with an Unexpected Life

An Interview with Michele Cushatt Cancer. The “C” word . . . it’s supposed to happen to other people. But what happens when a terminal diagnosis invades our lives? Few understand this better than Michele Cushatt, a two-time survivor of tongue cancer, who tells her story in her new book: Undone: A Story of Making Peace with […]

Alternatives to Grace

Alternatives to Grace

I have swept away your sins like a cloud. I have scattered your offenses like the morning mist. Oh, return to me, for I have paid the price to set you free. (Isaiah 44:22 NLT) If I choose not to risk, if I go the “safe” route and determine not to promote either salvation by […]

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A Month for Love

It is February. Overcast, chilly, bleak-and-barren February. If you’re not into skiing the slopes, skating on ice, or singin’ in the rain, there’s not a lot outside to excite you. Sure was gracious of God to make it last only twenty-eight days . . . well, sometimes twenty-nine. No wonder bears hibernate at this time […]

Your One Brave Act Today

Your One Brave Act Today

Years ago, my dad and I used to run together every morning. We ran a few 5Ks and tossed in some 10Ks and a couple half-marathons. The Los Angeles Marathon was coming up, and even though Dad’s schedule didn’t allow time for him to train, I decided to go for it. Hitting the Wall I […]

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