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Not Without Struggle

Not Without Struggle

The most beautiful people are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. Elizabeth Ros   As I watched my son struggle this weekend two things became very clear to me; the realization that struggle precedes success and…
 
He Sees You

He Sees You

Doing something uncomfortable is not in my nature.  I will go out of my way so I won’t have to endure discomfort.  But at the same time I dream of something more.  When I was a little girl I desired to swim but it wasn’t until I started taking lessons…
 
Are You Content?

Are You Content?

Contentment over Consumerism Consumerism: Living in a manner that is measured by having rather than being.   Contentment is defined as the state of being mentally or emotionally satisfied with things as they are.  Larry Burkett says contentment is not something that is found; it is an attitude.  Contentment…
 
My Vow To My Husband

My Vow To My Husband

As I prepare for Christmas and the New Year I find myself reflecting on the last year and even the year before that.  And I have to admit I’ve struggled; struggled to find a balance between allowing my husband to be the head of our family and helping my husband…
 
Faded Hope

Faded Hope

When hope has faded…   My heart goes out to the people of Gatlinburg, TN, many who have lost their homes to the wildfires surrounding the area.  I pray a heavenly hope over that entire area.  A hope that enables them to thrive in the midst of difficulty.  A hope that…