Author Archives: stephanieswalk

About stephanieswalk

Changing the world for the better by changing myself. Thank you, Jesus. ❤️

Bibles Bent Like Shivs

My college guy and I have similar music tastes, and we’ve shared music for years. Sticks & Stones by Kings Kaleidoscope was his tip for me. Borderland, by John Mark Macmillan, was a find of my own. I’ve worn them … Continue reading

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Maybe It’s Okay…

…that I’m the problem. If that statement sounds confusing, I would say that I agree. This sentence reverberated in my mind as I woke up on the morning of March 14. Semiconscious, I wrote it down at my bedside, or … Continue reading

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When Your Brave Is Broken (Jessica Paulraj) ðŸŒ¼

Brave is a word on my mind these days. I have to practice being courageous, and borrow strength from God, because at my core, I am afraid. This week, an e-mail arrived from Jessica Paulraj, a blogger I follow. She … Continue reading

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And They All Fall ðŸƒ

Let’s go way back for this one, shall we? Hit rewind, to about seventeen years ago, when the Newsboys released Million Pieces, as part of their album Thrive. From my perspective, it’s appropriate today. In the Year of Light, the … Continue reading

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Understanding My Miracle ðŸ’—

Way back in the day, almost two decades worth, I experienced something I can’t really explain. Although I would have said I was already a Christian, an internal transformation occurred, and I was changed from the inside out.  Since a … Continue reading

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Show Me Your Barnacles ðŸ¦€

My father’s dermatologist has a saying, every time he goes in for a checkup. She says, “Show me your barnacles.” 🤣 Spoiler alert: We all have barnacles. Barnacles certainly encrust my family, and most of all me, but as a … Continue reading

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Social Media 🗣

Please don’t take offense, but social media is loud. And ever since I attended the Making Things Happen conference last September, quiet is a word that has been floating around in my thoughts. I even wrote it down in my notes, … Continue reading

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