Next step devotional


7 Myths That Keep You Stuck
& The Promises of God That Set You Free

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9 Ways You Can Help A Grieving Heart

By Robyn Dykstra / July 22, 2016

My heart breaks as I listen to the news of killings in our country and around the world. Regardless of who you are or where you come from, when someone…

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Moments, Miracles and Surprise Endings

By Robyn Dykstra / July 15, 2016

 Last week I was part of the Speak Up Conference Mowhere hundreds of speakers and writers converged at the Prince Center in Grand Rapids, MI to learn, grow and network.…

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Waiting Together, Hope and Healing for Families of Prisoners

By Robyn Dykstra / June 30, 2016

It’s Independence Day weekend, when we celebrate the freedom we enjoy every day. Most of us will spend time with family or friends – on the boat, on the deck,…

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Turning Tomorrow into Today

By Robyn Dykstra / June 23, 2016

Tomorrow. What a lovely word. Full of promise and opportunity. I live in an old farm house with closets the size of your refrigerator. Consequently, I only have room for…

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God’s Surprising Solutions to Prayer

By Robyn Dykstra / June 16, 2016

From my home office, I could hear the racket. Loud, clunking arrhythmic noises were coming from something big and mechanical. At first, I thought the washing machine was out of…

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Small Beginnings Lead to Big Victories!

By Robyn Dykstra / June 9, 2016

  Yesterday, the bathrooms had to be scrubbed. Tomorrow is laundry day so tomorrow night is dedicated to ironing. Mr. 4-Ever wants to eat again today, which means grocery shopping…

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When A Playboy Bunny Met God

By Robyn Dykstra / June 2, 2016

My blog post this week is featured in Shattered Magazine.   Being a Playboy Bunny wasn’t something I aspired to. I didn’t grow up with a burning desire to be…

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You Are What You Choose

By Robyn Dykstra / May 26, 2016

I don’t know about you, but often, when I return home from a retreat, vacation or work related trip,  my house looks as if the maid was on vacation –…

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My Hubby’s Response Stopped Me In My Tracks

By Robyn Dykstra / May 18, 2016

  As usual, I was in a rush.  I seem to have 2 speeds: asleep and hurry. I was late getting home, and in my flurry to get into the…

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What’s in your closet?

By Robyn Dykstra / May 10, 2016

I spent a good chunk of yesterday cleaning out the “toy closet.” I haven’t had children at home for years. Deep sigh … followed by a leap for joy! (Don’t…

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