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Lauren’s deep desire is for women to know God is good to them and to see women everywhere find their place in God’s story. She writes about motherhood, miscarriage, calling, and good food on her blog www.ordinaryawesome.com. When she’s not reading books in the bathroom or writing at the kitchen...

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  1. I love that, the one who made Himself small. I remember feeling that way bout a family crisis, no one would listen to me, but I know He did. And emptying yourself for Him is great but He wants to complete us as well. He gave us all some talent or gift.

  2. Lauren,
    This is so beautiful and I relate to this so much! In the world we live in it’s easy to become “full” because this world tells us it’s all about us. Thank you for this beautiful reminder to have Christ empty us and show us what really matters.
    ~ Lovelle from (in)courage

  3. So beautiful – thank you for sharing. I completely identify with you – and need to pull aside continually. For me – it’s the quiet, and the pen to paper that draws me back. And His Word, always.

  4. Lauren,
    Such beauty! We need to empty ourselves of this world–the commercialism and all the distractions. We need to be still, quiet then we will be able to hear him and let Him fill us up with His love, grace and mercy!!!
    Blessings 🙂