Anger

There is No Fear in Love

I’ve always been passionate. Passion for me spills over into just about everything I do. I cook with passion, trying to improve each recipe. I write with passion, about the…

I Am Mad and I Want To Be Mad

Confession time. Sometimes I want to fester in my anger. “Grrrr, my head is about to explode off of my body!” That’s what I have been known to say in…

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…

Angry Mom: Getting to the Roots of My Outbursts

Dinner was late. In fact, dinner was still a mystery, even to me, and I was cooking. In the kitchen, I surveyed Mt. Dirty Dishes and wondered if I needed…

Getting Better at Handling Anger … and Then Even Better Yet

I’ve been a mom for 23 years, and for the first five of those years I had moments when I struggled to control my anger. While I was growing up,…

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…

One Word That Can Change Your Mom Life!

Do you ever wake up and dread your day? A mom who’s a cook may not know how many more potatoes she can peel at work only to return home…

Our Children Learn What We Model

My husband, Keith, and I love babysitting our grandchildren. On one occasion I showed our two year old, Logan, how to form red Play-Doh into the shape of a smile….

Devotion on Prayer For The Hungry Heart

Someone sent me a great video clip from America’s Funniest Videos. I don’t know if it won, but I would’ve given it first place. It stars an unhappy baby who…

A Mom Prayer for my Child’s Heart – Slow to Anger

“Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger” James 1:19

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