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Traci
Hopkins, MI
A country girl goes to church.
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Considering the role I would have played at the foot of the cross. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Guest article about a personal experience with the Chrism oils consecrated during Mandy Thursday of Holy Week. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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We need to write in such a way that our real-life relationships stay healthy. Oh, the temptation is there to write in such a way as to promote self, or to attract new followers. But such writing does not honor God. If I do a little mud-smearing, the post is more likely to go viral. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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An alternative book list for women who want to better themselves by reading books that incorporate storytelling and Scripture. Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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A guest post from a friend whose debut book, Under the Dancing Tree, is out now. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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An Evangelical begins exploring other Christian traditions and it leaves her longing for fellowship with all believers. Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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An Evangelical visits an Antiochian Orthodox Forgiveness Vespers for the first time. Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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What is Lent? A simple explanation. Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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An Evangelical shares her story about observing the church calendar's Advent season for the first time. Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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A blogger offers a fact sheet about her book manuscript, "A Church Story: How One Protestant Developed A Spiritual Hunger for Matzoh Bread and Holy Water." Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Book review of ten books in a variety of genres. Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Adding a spiritual reflection piece to Lent by telling stories about hymns. Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Five things James wants to teach us about an active faith. Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Why it's important for Christian writers to build a platform. Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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A fictional story about princesses and castles and animals. Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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A Jewish woman reflects on her early days learning the Shema. Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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A brief introduction to the Orthodox church from an Evangelical. Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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If you'll learn from them, and have healthy, healing conversations with devout believers who practice their faith differently than you, I think you'll want to try some of these practices. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Remembering eleven good years of life on my daughter's birthday. Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2019 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Find something new-to-you to try on this list of 50 spiritual practices. Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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The Top 5 posts from Traces of Faith blog in 2018. Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Take a few minutes to step away this Christmas, and dwell with Jesus. Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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A booklist of 12 books about the intersection of faith and daily life. Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Focusing on the first Christmas story helps the troubles in our own stories fade away. Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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A pastor shares her story about finding a growing, thriving faith after a childhood of abuse. Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}