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Photo by Clara Hinton

Photo by Clara Hinton

By Dorcas Cheng-Tozun

For our household, 2015 was supposed to be the year of the family.

After nearly a decade of unpredictable adventures in Silicon Valley and abroad— mostly thanks to my husband’s social enterprise startup — we were finally ready to settle down. (more…)

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Shared by Nadia Siswanto

What have you been learning lately?

I’ve been going through a desert season of my life, feeling discouraged and low on hope.  One recent evening, the events of the day came rushing back to my memory and I had a sudden realization.  Earlier that day, I had been surrounded by women friends from my community group and we had an amazing time, breaking bread, laughing and crying together.  For many years, I had prayed for a solid community of Christian women friends in LA and it wasn’t until that moment that I realized that God had been faithful.  I never expected that these women would be the answer to my prayers nor did I expect they would share my love for yummy food!

I’ve been seeing this pattern in my life, over and over:  It seems that every good gift that I’ve received from God – usually in the form of significant people being brought into my life — has involved a long wait and the cultivation of patience.  During the waiting period, I tend to ask God, Why does it have to take this long? (more…)

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