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October 4, 2016
Confusing Prejudice
On Sunday the church was packed as our Pastor came to the stage.  He was a bit out of sorts;  stumbling with his words at first—as if trying to sort them in a way that would carry the burden off his shoulders and onto God’s. He said he’d had it with the e ...
feet of child at Jigger camp
To say it’d been a long day is an understatement.  It’d been a marathon day.  The tents were up, huge lines were forming, and our staff was bustling as we prepared to conduct one of the biggest Jigger camps Kamuli, Uganda had ever seen.  A Jigger Camp has one obj ...
woman with child
June 1, 2016
True self-worth
My daughter’s voice soared with emotion as she told me about our grandlamb’s kindergarten celebration. Everyone was crying as the teachers presented the six-year-old wonders with personal awards.  There was pageantry…songs…and Reese’s award for being the “M ...
woman at sea
A few years back I remember saying to someone, “I’m so disappointed I don’t know whether to laugh or cry!”  Whoever made up that statement must need to have their hormones checked because I do know what I wanted to do…cry. Disappointment is a bully that kn ...

In sharing struggles, as well as triumphs, Gari Mecham ultimately shows us a new understanding of prayer-not just the worrying kind but authentic, powerful communication. Spirit Hunger invites us to enter into a whole new relationship with our Lord.

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