Anne Maxson

Writer and Speaker
Helping others come unto Christ through experiences, insights, and lessons from life.

Recent Articles

How to Find the Friends You Need (and Those that Need You)

How to Find the Friends You Need (and Those that Need You)

Have you ever wished there was an app to help you meet new friends? Sometimes, it can be tricky to navigate new friendships at this station in life. In this episode, Anne talks to her friends, Erin Gurney and Jessa Sebastian, about how to find the friends you need.

PEBBLE FOR THE WEEK: Read through that quote from C.S. Lewis – I’ll put it in the show notes – and think about the friendships you’ve made. Recognize and document the non-coincidences in those who have come into your life.

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When Your Son Teaches You about Faith

When Your Son Teaches You about Faith

I tearfully told John that I didn’t think we were going to find tickets but that we’d prepare to make the trip. With a manner of fact tone, he said, “Mom, it will workout. You had a prompting so it WILL work out.”    

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No Thing Is Sacred

No Thing Is Sacred

In early December, we arrived home to discover that the stand for our Christmas tree had broken and sent the tree and all the ornaments crashing to the ground. We started cleaning up, piling most of the items on the piano until we got a new tree. Most of the ornaments...

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Do We Allow the Savior to Succor Us?

Do We Allow the Savior to Succor Us?

In this week's Don't Miss This study, David Butler and Emily Freeman discuss the meaning of the term "succor." They explain that the Hebrew is "surround or protect" Greek is "to aid and to help" and Latin is "to run to." My favorite has always been "to run to." How I...

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Seeking Divine Potential

Seeking Divine Potential

I picked up one of my 7-year-old’s books (“The One and Only Ivan”) the other day and was taken by the quote by George Eliot at the beginning. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”   I’ve mentioned before that I go through phases where I am really...

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