Katie Miller

June 18, 2024

The Love of a Father

The Love of a Father

A few weeks ago, our family received the unexpected and difficult news that my dad’s increasing abdominal pain was the result of rapidly progressing pancreatic cancer.  In the wake of his prognosis, we have been wrestling with the sadness of having to say goodbye to a treasured husband, father ...

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April 16, 2024

Glory on Display

Glory on Display

Since experiencing the awe-inspiring solar eclipse along the path of totality in 2017, Luke and I have been eagerly awaiting our next viewing.   That opportunity finally came last week when we traveled 7 hours by plane and 3 hours by car to Waco, Texas, in hopes of again seeing ...

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March 16, 2024

My True Rest

My True Rest

 

After taking a break for a couple of years, I was eager to again participate in The Bible Recap plan to read chronologically through the Bible in a year.  In the first few books of the Bible, God places a heavy emphasis on the importance of Sabbath rest ...

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Feb. 16, 2024

Stirring Up One Another to Love

Stirring Up One Another to Love

 

In our recent small group gathering, we looked at Hebrews 10:24-25 and shared how we had experienced the outworking of the verse in our personal lives.  The verse urges us to actively seek ways to uplift one another, to foster love and inspire goodness, and to cherish ...

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Jan. 22, 2024

My Word for 2024: "Communion"

Communion

 

Traditionally, I like to reflect on one word to describe the past year and one for the year ahead. In 2023, I chose "awe." But, in looking back as I wrote our Christmas letter, "sure" felt more fitting. The good news of salvation through Jesus remained a solid truth ...

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Dec. 15, 2023

Miller Family Christmas Letter 2023

Here is my (Katie Miller's) family Christmas letter for 2023.  I hope you enjoy hearing what God's been up to in our lives this past year.  If you are willing to share, I also love to hear what God is doing in the lives of others ...

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Nov. 11, 2023

Thankful for My Room

Thankful for my Room

In honor of Thanksgiving, I was reflecting on the many things I am thankful for, and one that may seem silly but continued to come to mind was my bedroom.  Perhaps, it has something to do with the time change, the cold, and the early darkness, but I find ...

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Oct. 13, 2023

Beauty in the Brokenness

Beauty in the Brokenness

 

If you know me, it probably comes as no surprise that I’m a perfectionist and by extension, I’m a fixer.  If something isn’t perfect, my tendency is to want to fix it, correct it, clean it, or make it right as quickly and thoroughly as possible.  This ...

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Sept. 21, 2023

Grateful for Community

Grateful for Community

This past weekend I had the joy of retreating to Donnelly, ID, with 40 other women and four babies from our growing little church.  As it should be in any church community, these women are family to me.  We come from varying backgrounds, have a wide range of ...

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Aug. 18, 2023

Good Gifts

Last month, a few of our family and friends gathered in Challis, ID, to celebrate my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary.  We spent time doing the things they love--camping, floating the river, eating good food, drinking wine, dancing, soaking in the hot springs, and enjoying good conversation around the campfire ...

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