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What can you say to someone who is hurting?

I’ve been on the radio a lot recently and one of the questions that came directly in the wake of the horrific bombing near the finish of the Boston Marathon is this: “What do you say to a person who … Continue reading

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When God Makes Lemonade Giveaway

We are giving away five free copies of When God Makes Lemonade.  To be entered to win, all you have to do is to Tweet this post or post it to Facebook.  We will select the five winners on June … Continue reading

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Don’s Thoughts: Heavenly Harvest

Have you read this week’s Featured Story, “Heavenly Harvest?” Mariane Holbrook actually has two stories published in God Makes Lemonade. I’ve had the chance to hear a few sweet and inspiring stories from Mariane’s years as a writer, family historian, … Continue reading

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Interview with Kasey Van Norman

Have you read this week’s Featured Story? “Forever Changed,” by Kasey Van Norman, is beautiful, powerful story about a rape victim who found hope and healing in her darkest hour and is now able to share her story to help … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Best Helping You

One of our staff was in a retail store recently, and it wasn’t a good experience. He stood in a long line of customers being helped by one checkout guy while four other counters were closed. At least five other employees walked around the store laughing and talking with one another, oblivious to the plight and frustration of their customers. Continue reading

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Making the Most of the Speed Bumps of Your Life

It’s happened to all of us. We’re driving a little too fast in an unfamiliar neighborhood. Suddenly our car launches into the air like we’re in a ’70s cop movie. The groceries in the backseat bounce violently, breaking the eggs; the kids start screaming in their car seats; and we feel foolish. Continue reading

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Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before

A politician, a teacher, a religious leader, and a local civic leader walk into a room.

They all begin arguing about what’s wrong with this world, and before you knew it, everyone is down. Some are crying. And a few are calling 911. Oh, but you’ve heard that one before… Continue reading

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Five More Reasons You Should Subscribe to Our lemonade happens! Blog

Consider how much a few encouraging words or an uplifting story can mean to that person in your life who is hurting, discouraged, or just down. That’s where we come in! That’s the first of 5 more reasons you should subscribe to our blog. Continue reading

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Five Reasons You Should Subscribe to Our lemonade happens! Blog

You know what I need? I need a reminder that lemonade happens! What I mean is that encouraging and uplifting stories are being lived out in the lives of real people all over the world, but nobody’s telling them. Continue reading

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Lemonade Happens!

You’ve seen the bumper sticker: S#@% Happens!

It’s catchy, and although it may make us cringe, it seems to be true. That’s why we can’t keep from agreeing with it. But something else happens in life, too. Something encouraging. Something hopeful. Something that tells the rest of the story.

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