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Caryn Rivadeneira is a writer and speaker and serves on the worship ministry staff at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church. She’s the author of four other books: Shades of Mercy (River North, 2013), Known and Loved: 52 Devotions from the Psalms (Revell, 2013), Grumble Hallelujah: Learning to Love Life When It Lets You Down (Tyndale House, 2011) and Mama’s Got a Fake I.D.: How to Reveal the Real You Behind All that Mom (Waterbrook, 2009. Caryn is also a regular contributor to Christianity Today’s Her.Meneutics, Re:Frame Media’s Think Christian, and the Soulation blog. Her work regularly appears in several other media outlets. And you can hear Caryn regularly on Moody Radio’s Midday Connection.

Caryn lives outside of Chicago with her husband, t
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Somewhere in the midst of my reeling with God, doubting his goodness and questioning hisroleBrazos-beautiful-disaster1as provider, my friend Marlena Graves offered me these words: “God did not lead you to this desert to die.” Though the words offered little comfort about our current situation (Godlead us to adesert, after all. And we’d have time spend some time in thatscorching,barren place), they did offer pro...

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“We can see God in our stories. Which is why we’re called to be storytellers. To tell others the stories of our lives—about the things we’ve endured and survived, the areas where we’ve failed and succeeded, and the times we’ve questioned and doubted. Because in all of these stories, others can see what God has done for us. And we can see it too.”
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