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Stacey Duensing

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God Bless the Matriarchs

When I was in elementary school, I spent one week of every summer at my Grandma Vinkenberg’s house. She would host my sister, cousin, and me when her church had their Vacation Bible School. How we loved those weeks! Now in…
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Fountain of Life

When I left seminary, I made a pact with three of my classmates. Every year we will gather for retreat, reflection, and encouragement. Last May we spent three days at a Benedictine monastery in Nebraska. We prayed the hours with…
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The Voice of the Lord

In third grade, I discovered the Chronicles of Narnia. The books have been inseparable from me ever since. As an adult, I still love reading the stories. The audio books are a particular favorite whenever I take a solo road…
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Prayer and Politics

Give the king your justice, O God… May he defend the cause of the poor of the people, give deliverance to the needy, and crush the oppressor. Psalm 72: 1, 4 What a prayer. Maybe I should wake up and…