give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 NIV

It’s Time to Refresh

It’s Time to Refresh

Hello Altered Stories Family, We are entering Summertime.  For many this is a time of family, fun, and enjoying time out of school, at least for the kids. However, the Lord has been impressing on me that this is also a time of refreshing.  You see, for many this is a...

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Desiring Growth in Your Faith

Desiring Growth in Your Faith

Hello Altered Stories Family, As I'm sure it is with many of you, this first half of April has been nothing short of nuts. Between maintaining the businesses my husband and I run and finishing a writing project and many other things, it has been hard to catch my...

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The Resurrection and Passover

The Resurrection and Passover

Hello Altered Stories Family, This weekend we celebrate the death, burial and resurrection of our Lord.  However, did you know that there is a tie into the Jewish Passover that was just observed this past weekend?  In fact the very sacraments that we take known as...

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The Season of Transition

The Season of Transition

Hello Altered Stories Family, As I was reflecting on what to share and working on another project, the idea of transition came to me.  The idea is that when we come to Christ, we move in to a period of transition. For example, before I was a Christian I was well known...

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The Blessings of Self-Care

The Blessings of Self-Care

Hello Altered Stories Family. I want to take a moment to talk to you about the blessing of self-care. I know no one talks about this much, but as a follower of Christ and as someone who is active during the week, I cannot tell you how needed this is. We live in a time...

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Wrestling with God

Wrestling with God

Hello Altered Stories Family, As of late, I have read a lot of Science Fiction.  One of the authors I am reading is a man, who not only is good at telling a good story, but he also questions the idea of faith and God and all the things around that. I do not know if he...

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Falling in Love with the Lover of Your Soul

Falling in Love with the Lover of Your Soul

Hello Altered Stories Family, We have entered February where love is often spoken of. In that spirit, I want to shift our eyes to the one who is the author of love. Let me first begin with a story. When I was 10 years old, I had to face one of the hardest surgeries I...

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Finding Rest In The Unrest

Finding Rest In The Unrest

Hello Altered Stories Ministry Family, As I write our country is greatly divided.  Half of the country believes the elections that we just had were fraudulent, the other half is cheering that their candidate won. On top of this, we still have Covid-19 issues to deal...

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Looking Forward in the New Year

Looking Forward in the New Year

Hello Altered Stories Family. As we now enter in to the New Year, what should we expect? While many have said good riddance to 2020, we now need to look forward to this year and ask ourselves what is next? Are we going to see places open up and go back to what used to...

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