Moving Into the Neighborhood

Moving Into the Neighborhood

Moving Into the Neighborhood by Lydia Powers Allison Hill I had heard the stories of Allison Hill, a neighborhood that had more single mother households than 98% of the U.S. and where only 2% of the population attended college.  I had met people who had chosen to move...
A Greater Reality

A Greater Reality

A Greater Reality by Lydia Powers Fire Hydrant Joy The chorus from a Justin Bieber song erupted from the back of the van like a fire hydrant and I started laughing in wonder. I turned around from the front seat to witness what can only be described as chaotic joy:...
Living Unveiled

Living Unveiled

Living Unveiled by Lydia Powers There are moments in worship that seem to last an eternity.  A simple chorus gives us a glimpse of a facet of the beauty of Jesus, and we sing it over and over. These are the minutes—and sometimes hours— that God marks with his power...
Praying With Hope

Praying With Hope

Praying with Hope by Lydia Powers They sit edge-seated before me every day —eyes that are fresh with wonder and delight at the world around them. Bodies that jump and pirouette down the hallway on our journeys that rarely waver from their scheduled course. Laughter...
Living in Love by the Power of God

Living in Love by the Power of God

Living in Love by the Power of God by Lydia Powers They did it again. You know who I’m talking about – that person that seems to have perfectly tapped into the cycle of hurt-you-and-hurt-you-again. The person whose newsfeed post launches your perfectly-eloquent...

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