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Search and Rescue: how you can be part of ending human trafficking

Search and Rescue: how you can be part of ending human trafficking

Sometimes I forget. I sit on my couch, and read about the thousands and thousands of women and children who are enslaved. Once in a while, it strikes close to home. Human trafficking doesn’t just happen “over there”. It happens here. Right here in our backyards all the time. I feel so helpless. So desperate….

Dear Me

Dear Me

The blogosphere has been full of letters to our teenage selves this past week, in celebration of Emily Freeman’s new book Graceful (For Young Women): Letting Go of Your Try-Hard Life. And it was quite a trip down memory lane for some of the writers here at YLCF who decided to join in.  We’ve collected some excerpts for you…

Redefining Redemption

My story isn’t a Hollywood one: I didn’t marry my first love or end up with my best friend. In fact, my story is still being written — but I have the best part already. My ‘happily ever after’ is starting now, right here in the middle of my manuscript. Several years ago I suffered…

Love Stories

Love Stories

Wondering if true love still exists? We believe that true love, real freedom, and authentic identity can be found only in the grace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. And we know that God still writes the best love stories. The stories are as varied as the people they represent. Different life experiences, different…

Meet the Kindred Grace Team

Each of the women God has provided through the years to encourage and challenge the Kindred Grace community bring unique experiences and perspectives. Some are single, some young married moms, and some have been married for years. All are an “older woman” to someone. The diversity of our writers – and readers – is beautiful….

How to Be An Introverted Mother with an Extroverted Daughter

How to Be An Introverted Mother with an Extroverted Daughter

After many years of infertility, my husband and I finally brought home a daughter. She was eight years old, adorable, precious, and…extroverted. A few months went by without any issues because, hello! I had a daughter. Of course she can talk to me nonstop, of course she can be attached to my side 24-7, of…

When All You Want for Christmas is a Baby
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When All You Want for Christmas is a Baby

by Anonymous Ever since we got married, I dreamed of Christmas with children. I love Christmas. Always have. Partly because my parents always labored to protect us from materialism by focusing less on the presents beneath the tree and more on stuffing the season with traditions like trimming the tree together, making a gingerbread house,…

The End.

The End.