Category: parenting

Please Don’t Say It

We are told that we will all face trials. Jesus told us to expect them. “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 Trials come in all different forms and fashions: health…

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Brave is Hoping Again

All week, I’ve been thinking about bravery. What makes us brave? Do we do brave things every day, or is bravery reserved for the big, scary things? Certainly, bravery and courage are needed for the step-out-in-faith, outcome-not-certain, actions. Perhaps that’s changing jobs, starting your own business, or deciding to leave your job to be a…

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Making the Good Days Count

It’s easy to get caught up in the pain and emotions that come with the bad days. They’re overwhelming. But what I’ve learned while dealing with a chronic illness is that you’ve got to appreciate the good days. You have to make the good days count. I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis when I was…

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