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faith, prayer, #holymischief, leadership

Podcast: Lead(H)er Talks

By skarafanda | Feb 2, 2023

I hope you’ll give this a listen and share with your friends. It’s our first episode so please be gracious! We are thrilled to be able to share this project with you. Lead(H)er Talks is a leadership podcast hosted by Coach Elaine Robinson Beattie and Rev Dr Shannon E Karafanda for women in leadership positions. It provides inspiring content and resources to equip passionate leaders with necessary tools for their growth. Each…

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Faith, prayer, balance, #HolyMischief

Finding Balance

By skarafanda | Jan 30, 2023

Finding the balance Finding the balance is a science Unbalancedness leads to falls Things can get broken Chemical compounds can explode or poison others Building can crumble People can die if they aren’t balanced. But being balanced has no popularity No one strives to simply be balanced So instead we turn balance into an art We put people on a beam and expect them to do tricks but neglect to realize that…

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Faith and hope

Discovering Hope

By skarafanda | Jan 24, 2023

The Encouraging Possibilities of Finding Unexpected Comfort and Renewed Strength in Difficult Times Hope in the resurrection When we think about hope, what comes to mind? For many of us, hope is something that we hold onto when things are tough. It’s the light at the end of the tunnel, the belief that better days are ahead. Hope is what gets us through difficult times. But what if we looked at hope…

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Faith, prayer, #HolyMischief

Exploring the Role of Humility in Holy Mischief

By skarafanda | Jan 19, 2023

Exploring the Role of Humility in Holy Mischief In recent years, humility has become something of a buzzword in Christian circles. But what does it actually mean to be humble? And how can we practice humility in our daily lives? Let’s take a closer look at the role of humility in Christianity, and explore some practical ways to incorporate it into our lives. We’ll also have some fun along the way, because…

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Faith, prayer, shema

Embracing the Shema: A Devotional on Loving God and Neighbor

By skarafanda | Jan 11, 2023

Embracing the Shema: A Christian Devotional on Loving God and Neighbor “Shema Yisrael, Adonai Eloheinu, Adonai Echad.” These words, from the Hebrew Bible’s Book of Deuteronomy, are perhaps the most well-known and oft-quoted verses in all of Judaism. And for good reason: they encapsulate a central tenet of the Jewish faith – to love God with all one’s heart, soul, and might. But what does it mean for Christians to “embrace the…

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Faith, prayer, #HolyMischief

Finding the Joy and Fun of #HolyMischief

By skarafanda | Jan 4, 2023

Finding the Joy and Fun of #HolyMischief There’s nothing quite like the feeling of Holy Mischief. That sense of knowing you’re doing something that both breaks the rules a bit and is RIGHT. It’s the kind of fun that can only be had when you’re living life on the edge of God’s grace. And it’s a joy that we should all experience more often! Here are some tips on how to find…

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