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Glorifying the antagonist.

I’d like to start off FWF with a serious post, but that doesn’t mean the entire blog’s intent is to be serious.

We recently were shocked by another school shooting… although I don’t know if shock is the right word anymore. 451 more words

Love in Many Forms

“When I was a child . . .”

“When I was a child, my speech, feelings, and thinking were all those of a child; now that I am an adult, I have no more use for childish ways.” (I Corinthians 13:11) 680 more words

Horses As Healers

As I mentioned last week, the heroine of my upcoming book Forearmed is a child psychologist who uses horses to work with her troubled clients. 271 more words

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Pg. 128 "I equate life/love with pain" .... do you?

I equated life and love with pain. If I wasn’t hurting I wasn’t alive.

Children who are abused usually have this issue… and I did! 632 more words

Being Friends With Your Kids

I understand we all would like to be friends with our kids, on some level, but it’s really not a healthy relationship to do so.  Who is going to hold them accountable when they are making poor choices?    226 more words

Their Addictions, Our Controlling

As a parent who not only has seen other parents with kids and addictions, I too, saw the issues first hand within my own home. Although these addictions were not to drugs or alcohol, they were still addictive behavior that had control over our daughter’s lives. 844 more words