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Encouraging women to walk deeper with God at Kristi Woods (.net) through inspiring testimonies and stories about adoption, abortion, depression, and more.

How Your Generosity Can Cause the Good and Faithful Servant to Rise

How Your Generosity Can Cause the Good and Faithful Servant to Rise

Never did I consider it. The writing lessons were supposed to be an aid for ministry, not for writing obituaries. Tears welled. Oh God, I don’t want these skills for this. They’re not supposed to be for writing an obituary. Lord, help me…. I took a deep breath, an effort to calm a tightened and…

#Your Story: Joanna Teigen on Prayer, Releasing, and Adoption

#Your Story: Joanna Teigen on Prayer, Releasing, and Adoption

A cab ride crossed our paths, complete strangers heading to She Speaks 2015. At the weekend’s finale, our friendship was in full blossom. I’m honored to call Joanna Teigen friend and fellow race-runner in faith. Her kind and gentle spirit draw folks, and her words are powerhouses for the Kingdom. She is the author of a book I HIGHLY recommend. (See…

What Happens When Our Prayer Changes From “My” Will to “Thy” Will?

What Happens When Our Prayer Changes From “My” Will to “Thy” Will?

Have you ever transitioned “my” will to “Thy” will? It’s often not easy. Just look at Jesus when He spoke the words in Luke 22:42. But good things happen when that transition happens. Here’s a story to encourage us. What’s Thy Will? “Will you pray for us, Kristi? We’re hoping to get orders to Northwest,” my…