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Free to Say No

How We’re Learning by Kori Yates Say No. One of the most difficult things in my life. I am a doer by nature. I take James’ words to heart when he says, “But be doers of the word, and not...

Free to Breathe

How We’re Learning by Kori Yates Anxiety. Fear. They’re feelings we battle whether we like it or not. New places and faces. Sending children off to school. New jobs. New bosses. Unknown futures. Boards, battles, and buddies. Fear and anxiety...

Free to Cry

How We’re Learning By Kristin Goodrich “Toughen up, buttercup!” “Put on your big girl panties!” “No tears. Nope.” Military culture projects an eleventh commandment to women in uniform: Thou shalt not cry. I spent my formative young adult years cultivating...

Small Things are Just as Big

One of my favorite quotes of all time is from Helen Keller when she said, “I long to accomplish great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty and joy to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great...

Free to Speak

How We’re Learning By Kori Yates Say Something “I don’t know enough to share Jesus.” I have heard these words many times before, even sometimes from myself. I have moments when I question my authority on subjects and wonder if...

Free to Be a Giant

How We’re Learning By Kori Yates How to Become a Tree I feel stuck. I want to be strong and mighty, a faithful, mature child of the King. Yet, I seem to struggle with the same things over and over....

How to Color in the Lines

How We’re Learning By Kori Yates   Freedom with boundaries In first grade, coloring was important. It was a developmental skill that was necessary for many reasons, but for me it was one of my favorite parts of school, coloring...

Freedom Comes with Responsibility

Galatians 5:1 – It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Freedom comes with responsibility. A cost was paid for our freedom....