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Stepmoms, Do It For Jesus

“Laura, I just got a call from my 22-year-old stepdaughter, Cassie,” my coaching client, Dena, stated. “I haven’t heard from her in four years. She and her dad talk occasionally,…

Our Kids and Our Worries

Moms have a tendency to worry about their children – in all seasons of life. I remember when I was a mom to little kids, I assumed my older empty…

Stepmom Living: The Things I Have Learned

I had two stepmoms in my lifetime. One when I was fourteen, and the second when I was thirty. That means I should have known what it was like to…

Helping Kids Understand, Recognize, and Face Temptation

A tearful friend recently shared about her child’s struggle with an issue. Her face fell as she relayed how her child had succumbed to temptation. My heart broke for the…

My Adult Children

“Lord, teach me how to pray for my adult children. I know You are greater than anything they face. Thank You that my prayers for them have power because You…

The Importance of Honor

During my lifetime it has been easy to breeze past the commandment to honor my mother and father. I admit, at times, the commandment may have even been met with…

Evidence of a Life Well Lived

I recently had one of the most memorable experiences of my 32 years of life. I gathered with a dozen of my cousins and all my aunts and uncles in…

When Plans Go Awry, Listen to This Voice, Not That One

Everyone was visiting for Christmas and all things had been going as planned. “Do you have a bowl?”  My adult daughter caught me off guard with her question.  She went…

Exit Bitterness

My mother and grandmother had a contentious relationship. I say “relationship” very gingerly. As a youth the divorce of her parents put a wedge between them that would last until…

Holidays with Parents and In-laws: Let It Be Good

You’re into preparation mode-shopping, cooking, invitations, fundraisers, junk mail, Christmas cards, special parties. And this is above and beyond the regular stuff on your plate–sports teams, concerts, work deadlines, homework…

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