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7 Things Your Children Need To Hear You Say

Words. Often overlooked, and somewhat underrated. Speaking (simple) words to our children’s heart can life-giving and affirming.  Speak to their hearts, from the depths of your own. Our children cannot read our minds.  It is time to speak up.…

Grumble The Weekend Away (or give your heart a re-set)

Something is in the air. The Saturday chores are taking longer to finish, the children are squabbling over breakfast and my coffee has lost its normal perk. There is always housework, and preparing for Sunday’s big meal. The chores,…

Please Pay Attention To Me (The Plea)

There she was.  Just like every morning, I could feel her head resting next to my hand, waiting for me to softly and slowly rub her head until she felt fully awake. Her eyes glow green in the early…

I Wish That I Could Protect You From… (Life)

Dear Child of Mine It is hard to tell you this.  I do not really have all of the answers you may seek as you grow up. I want you to remember that I wish I could protect you…

The Unspoken-It’s In The Little Things (repost)

My legs were so stiff from trying my new exercise video,, but I knew that this walk at the park in the morning hours would help stretch the muscles that seemed so tightly bound.  Three laps I promised myself.…

Your Calling Is To Be Present In Your Story

We were seated in the middle of a couple hundred folding chairs, under high ceilings built together with wooden beams, with windows opened around the perimeter to let the summer breeze bring any refreshment it could afford. My friends…

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My Husband Just Can’t Get It Right

I waited.  I waited for a long time, after I was married for my husband to “get it right.” I was waiting for Him to pray daily with me.  I waited for him to rally our little family around…