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To Our Beloved Bunny

While my four sisters, my wife and I have been physically present with my mother in hospice care for the last week and a half, other family members have sought by other means to be present to express their love and appreciation of their beloved grandmother and great-grandmother (aka Bunny). 790 more words


Some Days Are Hard

If you live on this earth, you have bad days.   We all do.  I know I do.  There are days when I sometimes feel blah.  I feel disappointment, frustration,and like I am so far behind in the game. 138 more words


Die Daily to Experience Life

For we who live are always being given over to death for Jesus’ sake, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our mortal flesh… 199 more words

The Believing 21st Centruy American Woman

Why Do People Leave Each Other?

Dear Mimi,

In this part of the book, Sr. Yasmin mentions how attachment was her biggest weakness. And honestly, it is mine too. It’s really hard growing up away from all of your grandparents, uncles, aunts, and cousins, especially when everyone around you seemed to have all of theirs close by. 553 more words

Reclaim Your Heart by Yasmin Mogahed

Dear Mimi,

Recently, I heard about a book called “Reclaim Your Heart” by Yasmin Mogahed. I knew people who have read it, including some of my friends, and claimed that it had changed their lives. 145 more words

No to Know

It’s funny how things you learn in the past become important information for the future. When I was in fourth grade learning about the order of operations in math class I had no idea that I would use that information all the way into my upper level college math classes. 589 more words



What defines us? Our character, our innermost selves. The little things that make us tick. What compilation of these gives us meaning?

For me, I think we learn who we are when we face true hardship. 321 more words