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Keeping it Personal with Shannon

About the Author

Shannon is a morning runner, an afternoon carpooler and all-day lover of Jesus.  She is the author of Jesus & My Orange Juice, a fresh-squeezed oasis for ordinary living. She finds joy among piles of laundry and miles of carpools and delights in leading others to this place of contentment in life. She presents the gift of prayer in her free 30 day prayer guide PrePrayed: Preparing for Life’s Events. She is a frequently published author. Most recently, she was a contributing author to Always There: Reflections for Moms on God's Presence.  As a speaker, Shannon is straight forward about her own struggles. She is a compassionate advocate fighting for victory in the life of her audience with a message of hope and encouragement.  When not writing or speaking, she enjoys her favorite job of wife to Scott and mom to four daughters from preschool to high school.
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Be Born in Me

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If I close my eyes I can still feel the whispers of their feet. I’ve heard women say they couldn’t sleep for the churning of the life within. In all honesty I didn’t want to. Every kick was evidence a miracle… …a miracle I didn’t want to miss. Those same whispers came on the first  …

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God’s Word – More Than a Basket Case

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“I have chosen the way of truth; I have set my heart on your laws. I hold fast to your statutes, O LORD; do not let me be put to shame. I run in the path of your commands, for you have set my heart free.” Psalm 119:30-32 Piled up like soldiers, a week’s worth  …

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Crawling Away From the Crowd

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“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” Matthew 6:33 One glance at my calendar sent a shiver down my spine. Four kids, five schedules and one mom did not a balanced equation make. I had so much to do I thought I needed a running  …

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When Justice and Mercy Require More

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“What does the Lord require of you? To seek justice, love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8 Memphis is the poorest city in the country. Memphis has the sixth highest infant mortality rate in the country. Memphis is the twelfth most violent metropolitan area in the country. Memphis is also where Martin Luther  …

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