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Cafe group: Beyond perfection

Cafe group: Beyond perfection

January 2019 Beyond perfection by Meghan Johnston Aelabouni We may strive to be perfect, but that is not God wants for us. Read more Faith reflections: Perfectly imperfect by Meghan Johnston Aelabouni The new year is a symbolic time to make a life-giving change. But...

Perfectly imperfect

Perfectly imperfect

by Meghan Johnston Aelabouni “New Year, New You!” Every January, this phrase pops up in ads for gym memberships, in magazine articles featuring ten easy steps for money management or relationships, and even in churches whose members are urged to recommit to faith in...

Beyond perfection

Beyond perfection

by Meghan Johnston Aelabouni My six-year-old daughter Natalie is like a lot of first graders: equal parts serious and silly, old and young. She often comes home from school full of newfound wisdom to share, as though she were the first person ever to discover...

Share the gift of Boldcafe

Share the gift of Boldcafe

by Elizabeth McBride There’s something pretty awesome about going to a cafe. Of course, there’s coffee, but besides that, it’s a welcoming space whether you are alone or with friends. It’s comfortable. It’s casual. It’s a place for everyone. Since 2003, Café...

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