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Marathon Friends

Friends and family are a lifeline and pillars of support when faced with seemingly insurmountable obstacles. I have always said (as have many others) that weddings and funerals bring out the best and the worst in people. 465 more words

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Underlying causes and conditions

Yesterday was a bad day. Between an awkward one on one meeting with my manager, a terrible commute in, not being able to have my kids overnight…apparently I was off the beam yesterday morning before my feet hit the floor. 850 more words

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4 Ways to Help When Your Friend Gets the Dreaded Call

It’s time to fess up. I know I’m not the only one who’s faced a heart-wrenching, life-altering announcement in my life. In fact, at this very moment I’m writing, a friend sits in a waiting room aching to be mildly comforted by hourly updates as his wife’s brain surgery is underway. 868 more words

6 Month Reprieve

You would think that I would have breathed a sigh of relief when we were given the news that we didn’t need to see the cardiologist for 6 months. 687 more words

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Sometimes You Just Need a Laugh

Hey fellow heart parents!  Listen, we all know that life is tough with juggling our heart warriors’ needs, work, play, school, etc.  So this post isn’t meant at all to focus on those things…in fact, today’s post is to help us all remember to take a step back and smile and laugh a little bit in spite of some of the challenges in our life.   186 more words

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When Is God Good?

If I could write a letter to me and send it back in time to myself circa 2013, to whoever I was pre- life-shattering news day…it’d sound a lot like a letter I might write to you, circa today, pre- life-shattering news in your life. 431 more words

{Turning tragedy into Thanksgiving} Elizabeth's story.

Thankful: Because I Know He Will Never Fail Us!

By Chrisitanne Williams

I was watching my four year old daughter draw this morning. She was singing her version of Kari Jobe’s ‘Breathe On Us’ and eating Cheerieos, while she worked very hard to depict a super hero. 1,226 more words