A Place to Belong

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A moving message of hope and belonging from Circle of Friends president, Lisa Troyer.

Looking for a place to belong? Find it in a community of women fostering relationships through authenticity, affirmation, and accountability —find it in the Circle of Friends. Your outlook will never be the same as you explore the ministry potential of a dynamic group of “women helping women,” and catch their vision to be women committed to Jesus Christ, obediently seeking God’s will, and fulfilling their life mission as Christ-followers.

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Confessions of a Peace Lover…

I love being surrounded by wise counsel. Lately my friends who have lived through the teenage boy phase of life have been a valuable resource for me.

They get it, even when I don’t.

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Confessions of a Peace Lover…

I love the conversations I have with my kids. They make me think. They make me laugh. Sometimes they make me cry. But always they challenge me to make sure that my response isn’t just what I think, but that it is grounded in what God’s word says.

Recently our teenage son talked to me about something he’d heard that really bothered him. It bothered him enough that he concluded his story with “Mom, you need to go talk to those parents!” Oh my, I love that he comes to me

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Confessions of a Peace Lover…

I enjoy books.

That’s probably an understatement. The truth of the matter is I am an avid reader, yes I confess, I love to read.

I recently read a friends statement about her love of books: “I truly believe if you want success in life you must be coachable and a great student. When someone I look up to recommends a book, I get it.” Hear hear! We are kindred spirits. Reading, pondering, applying, all are part of the process of allowing books to enlarge our perspective and impact our lives.

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