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Tired & Weary Mom

I pick up the phone and the words, “I want to quit my job” ring out! “Which one?” “The one that has little pay, where everyone seems ungrateful and there’s…

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…

Winning the Cultural War in Our Homes

I recently heard a minister on the radio say that as Christians, we should live our lives like we’re on a war ship, not a cruise ship! The analogy resonated…

Encouragement For Moms Of Children With Learning Disabilities or ADHD

“Jake says he isn’t completing his schoolwork because he doesn’t know the alphabet.” I couldn’t believe what my son’s kindergarten teacher said. Six-year-old Jake could sing the alphabet song, loved…

From Mommy to Godzilla

When I became a mother, I pictured long days of rocking my sweet babies and imparting all my knowledge to them as they grew. I know some of you are…

3 Life Lessons I Learned From Teachers

As the school year comes to a close, I wonder if my children have learned anything of lasting value in the last nine months. Sometimes I lament the proportion of…

Three Uncommon Goals

As we change our calendars this week from 2010, we automatically feel an unspoken invitation to new beginnings and fresh starts. A year’s worth of mostly blank pages beckon us to make our mark…

A Friend in Crisis

I have a dear friend whose marriage is in crisis. Both she and her husband are strong believers, yet they are in a very hard place. There is not an…

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