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Traci
Hopkins, MI
A country girl goes to church.
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Let’s really think on how blessed we are and share our stories. That's a Thanksgiving well spent. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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A Year's Worth of Faith-Giving Prizes, to encourage believers in their everyday faith. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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It's possible to be busy, and at peace. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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If you or someone you know struggle with depression, ask Jesus into your heart. Ask Him to show you the root, the cause of the darkness swallowing you. Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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But if our focus, the place where we let our minds dwell, was on praiseworthy things, how would things be different? Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Mix hope in with a little bit of spiritual elbow grease, and the divine workings of a mighty God, and excellent things are sure to follow. Both now, and someday in heaven. Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Imitate, and watch carefully those who are living this way, but realize none of us is doing it perfectly. Dwell on the admirable qualities that look and sound and smell and feel and taste like Christ. Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Sometimes the best sermons aren’t formally prepared. In this Christian life, we often learn more from a person's actions than his words. Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Considering what is lovely about the fall season in rural Michigan. Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Offering our daughter a pure religion experience; Communion, loving orphans and widows. Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Part three in the Dwell series, focusing on Philippians 4:8. Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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A mom relays the lessons she learned the day her daughter found a 20-dollar bill on the ground at a local theater. Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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The good that comes in our lives when we dwell on whatever is true, as instructed to do in Philippians 4:8. Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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A story-driven series on the eight attributes we're instructed to dwell on in Philippians 4:8. Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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What the songs we sing as we rock our children show us about ourselves. Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Sometimes I miss the days when I could boldly proclaim one brand of Christianity, and understood it to be right. When one church felt like a forever home. It’s a wild, bumpy ride learning from all these traditions. Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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One reader recalls the journey she took through the various departments of her hometown library. Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Book review of ten books in a wide variety of genres. Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Encouraging believers to take their faith from all good to the best it can be. Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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How discovering liturgy and using tangible objects like prayer beads has transformed the prayer life of one Protestant. Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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When it comes to Bible stories, these aren't the big ones you grow up learning about in Sunday School. What if these obscure women of the Bible starting attending the local church? Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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The prayers of one mama for her future son-in-law. Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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What an art class project told high school girls about their beauty and worth. Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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As Christians, how should we respond to the controversy at Willow Creek? Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}
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Three books to help parents teach children about religious concepts that can be hard to understand. Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2018 at Traces Of Faith {Traci Rhoades}