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April 25, 2017
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Now through May 12, the most expensive resource in your cart will automatically be 50% off!  Click here to to visit the Ransomed Heart Store now.

Morgan Snyder

April 24, 2017
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It all started with one shimmering pair of pink cowgirl boots.

My then two-year-old princess, clothed in her leotard, would tug them on with a grin, then twirl with delight. And melt this daddy-heart of mine.

A tradition...

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John Eldredge

April 18, 2017
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Easter is already in the rearview mirror, but I thought it might be good to give a little more reflection to all that Jesus won for us through the Cross. Good Friday comes and goes so quickly, we don’t have the opportunity to reflect on all the... READ MORE

Morgan Snyder

April 17, 2017
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The offer is Life.

Yet that abundant life is often found in the least likely of places.

What is the most effective path toward the much looked-for...

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Morgan Snyder

April 04, 2017
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Jesus and His words… are essentially subversive of the established arrangements and ways of thinking. That is clear from the way they first entered the world, their...

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Morgan Snyder

March 22, 2017
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If we are relational to our core, fashioned in the image of the One who is Three, then it is in dynamic relationship that we participate in the unending Life of God. And among human relationships, there is none more brimming with...

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John Eldredge

March 20, 2017
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Over the years we have been sharing the joys of discovering lost treasures together.    What a life-changing experience it has been to uncover the personality of Jesus! Or how about learning that we can hear his voice, and all the blessings... READ MORE

Morgan Snyder

March 02, 2017
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It wasn’t at all what I expected.

A long driveway meandered up a gentle rise under an extensive canopy of Colorado ponderosa pines. On my left, a creek drainage harbored a well-worn treehouse. Early evening light highlighted bikes...

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John Eldredge

February 15, 2017
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First, a big thank you from the team here at Ransomed Heart. I reached out at the end of last year to ask for your support, and I wanted to tell you the result: We made our end-of-the-year budget, right on target, with a few dollars to spare!...

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Morgan Snyder

January 13, 2017
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By day and by decade.

These words have become a mantra for my masculine soul. A sort of North Star as I attempt to orient and re-align my life with the...

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Stasi Eldredge

December 31, 2016
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I woke this morning to my dogs calling me from their crates. Correction: I woke to Maisie, our two-year-old Golden calling to me from her crate. The occasional cross between a yip and a whine told me that I had fallen back asleep and had slept too... READ MORE

Bart Hansen

December 12, 2016
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Recently I dropped in on a group of men I used to pray with weekly years ago. They are active in a business men’s ministry in Southern California where I came to faith back in the early 1980s. These are such good men, pursuing the Kingdom in...

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Morgan Snyder

December 03, 2016
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This most recent episode was a treasure to record, featuring Esther Sparks, a Scottish poet and musician whose music has been uniquely sustaining to...

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Morgan Snyder

November 22, 2016
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A young man once asked Dallas Willard this question:

On normal days, what does your prayer life and daily rhythm look like?

After that quintessential and thoughtful pause of his, Dallas carefully offered this response:...

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John Eldredge

November 03, 2016
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“We could sure use some hope right now.”

I was chatting with a friend last week about the things going on in our lives and in the world, when she said this. We weren’t talking about major loss, or suffering—just the way everyone seems to...

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What's New

November 03, 2016
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Good news! Amazon has selected Becoming Myself as part of their Kindle "Monthly Deals" in November. It will be featured all month on their site for $2.99!  Click here to buy.

Stasi Eldredge

November 02, 2016
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I wasn’t picked in the final selection for the jury, and I was so relieved. 

 

When I filled out the form provided at the court asking if there were any types of cases I might find it difficult to be a fair and impartial juror on, I...

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Morgan Snyder

November 01, 2016
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It has been said, “The lives of many rest in the courage of a few.” How are you becoming the kind of person to whom God can entrust the lives of others? How are...

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Morgan Snyder

October 24, 2016
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Since the inception of this blog over six years ago, my deep and sincere hope has been to strengthen the hearts and souls of men who are choosing the long, costly, and thrilling road of internal transformation to become the kind of kings...

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Stasi Eldredge

October 10, 2016
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I was recently at a Q&A gathering where a dear woman asked for help.  She had one question, really, but as all questions do, it came in a context.  Her question was, “I try to read my Bible, but I just don’t get anything out of it.  What...

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