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Overcoming Negative Thinking, Rejection And Insecurity – Part 2

{Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of Jennifer’s series, where she shares in Part 1 her personal struggle with negative thinking, here rejection and in Part 3 her struggle with…

Overcoming Negative Thinking, Rejection And Insecurity

{Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of Jennifer’s series, where she shares her personal struggle with negative thinking, rejection (Part 2) and insecurity (Part 3). We hope Jennifer’s willingness to share candidly…

Christian Zombie Alert

Our smiles mask the pain we artfully cover up, thinking that positive imagery will best show God’s joy and love. That false truth that being the ever-happy good Christian requires…

Making Wise Choices as a Mom Instead of Foolish, Selfish Choices

Are there foolish choices you need to stop making? There’s a connection between foolishness and selfishness. Yes, some foolish choices are made out of ignorance (don’t we all ask our…

It Is Okay to Like Yourself

“Do you know what I like about myself?” The answer that my son gave to that question was wonderfully spot on to who he is and hearing his answer made…

Her Death Revealed Love

Tassie’s journey on this world spanned almost 94 years, a pretty good number if you ask most of us. Her life was full of ups and downs (and plenty of…

Dear God, Please Superglue My Mouth Shut

A few years ago, my husband and I attended a lovely marriage retreat in the Georgia mountains. Even after thirty-two years of marriage Steve and I like to get a…

Memorial Day: Young Marine, Old Marine Honors the Dead

From the time I was a young child I have always been drawn to wrinkled, warm hands and the soft, slow countenance of the aged. Their smiles always seemed to…

Two Women: A Mother’s Day Tribute

I have been incredibly blessed to have two amazing mothers. One is my own mother, and the other my mother-in-law. Even though both of them are in heaven now, hardly…

Three Tips For Being A Positive Mom Who Raises Kids Who Don’t Complain

I’d like to add to that title, “Zip Your Lips and Lower Your Expectations.” No mom wants to raise her kids to be complaining, hard-to-please adults. And yet, moms (myself…

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