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Dana’s Story: Faith, Marriage, and Motherhood (pt. 1)

My own story speaks of a singular narrative: of a single Ghanaian-American woman in her mid-twenties pursuing Christ and all he has for her in this season. But there are many people in other seasons of life – and God is speaking to them too. I’m excited to share this first part of an interview I did with Dana, wife to Alex and mother of the beautiful baby Ava and puppy Bentley. Her story is one of strength, perseverance, humility, and grace in the face of challenge and loss. She, like all of us, is striving to be attentive to everything God is teaching her in the season she’s in, and I hope her narrative blesses you as much as it did me.    I’m sure people reading this want to know: Who is Dana?  Dana is passionate. I’m passionate about the people and things that add value to my life….

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Joel Sackey: Faith, Photography and Beards

When I started brainstorming about Slayed and Saved, I knew a big part of it would be sharing stories of of other Christians I’ve met along the way and how they’re working at living out their faith just like I am. I didn’t want it to be just my narrative, but rather chronicles of different perspectives that all pointed in the same direction, and different voices all proclaiming the same truth. Choosing the first person to interview really wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be, even though he wasn’t the obvious choice. I met Joel through blogging as Ms. Understood (shockingly where I’ve met most of the influential people in my life), and in one of those rare moments, I just knew he was one of ‘my people’ – those people who will in some way or the other have a role to play in your purpose and seeing…

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