A Prayer for the New Year

December 31, 2015By AthenaAthena Dean Holtz, Real Talk 1 Comment

I’ll be returning to my MLM in the Church series next week, but in the meantime, I’ve been pondering how God has worked in 2015 and looking forward to the New Year with thoughtfulness and anticipation. The Lord is taking me out of my comfort zone in more than one area in my life, so … Read More

Family Matters

December 29, 2015By AthenaAthena Dean Holtz, Real Talk 1 Comment

Most of you know that I wasn’t raised in a Christian home, so as I reflect back on the values I was brought up with, it’s a bit sad to see so little significance placed on family relationships. Family connections were never held as a virtue, so I never learned to invest into relationships with … Read More