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Hope Deferred...

I am having one of those days where everything I was putting my hope in seems to vanish in thin air.  My hope is seen in the things I think will help my life be what I desire.   1,084 more words

Character Lessons

The Holiday Rush

December 22th, THREE more days until Christmas, and I am feeling beat down.  Where did all the holiday cheer go?  The anticipation and excitement has been lost in the non stop, never ending holiday list of gift wrapping, present shopping, cookie baking, card giving, light watching, christmas decorating, friend gatherings, and all the other December participating. 771 more words

Family Relationships

The Battle Belongs to the Lord. 1 Samuel 17:47

I stood toe-to-toe with my son of 13 years and continued to say the same sentence in different ways as I responded to his angry, demanding words, often bitter personal accusations in my face. 706 more words

Family Relationships

Intentional in the Family Battles

We have to talk about arguments!  I realized a few years ago there had to be issues in my own immediate family that could vent ugliness at the worst possible times ahead.   563 more words

Family Relationships

Intentional In the Tension of Choice

What a wonderful feeling to sit down for a break and know some responsibility is done and done well! I just cleaned my whole house, something that for years has been a major accomplishment, but because it is an RV it only took 30 minutes! 728 more words

Family Relationships

A Calming Presence... Response Ability (responsibility)

“Mom”, I hear the distress call from my granddaughters’ room and stop what I am doing to go assist in some little crisis. There stands my daughter in the middle of the room looking at me with the face of despair. 463 more words

Family Relationships