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Kindness & Patience

Living with mental illness and a person who lives a double life while being emotionally abusive is just beyond most people’s comprehension. It’s much like chocolate, unless you’ve tried it, you’ll never know what it truly tastes like....

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Self Care Ideas

In reality, there is a huge difference between a self-centered entitlement mentality and a commitment to taking care of yourself. And, that is exactly what self care is - a commitment to taking care of yourself....

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The Treasure of Spiritual Mothers

One year at our annual encouragement day for homeschooling moms, my friend, Sue, told a very personal story from her early days teaching her three children. While her two daughters were model students, her son had given her a run for her money. Day after day ended in tears, usually...

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Time for Mom

Motherhood is exhausting. Whether it’s toddlers or teens, it simply doesn’t slow down. In order to have the patience I need for my family, I must make time for myself. It’s not selfish, it’s called refreshment, and it’s what Jesus modeled when he took some time away....

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The Day I Lost It

There will be days when you may also lose it, when that sweet-voiced, kind-hearted mom you want to be takes a hike and there is a frothing badger standing there in her place. It’s a mistake. There’s no doubt about it. She’s not supposed to be here. But all at...

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Full Throttle

Much of our timidity as moms comes from the fear that we’re missing something. That we don’t have the authority or the skills or the abilities needed to move full throttle ahead in our service to the Lord through our families. ...

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