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Boiling Frogs – A Year End Reflection

Being Midwesterners, my husband and I sometimes get strange looks regarding our tastes in food.  If we believed in previous lives, we both would say that we are…

Hope through Mental Illness

The other day a dear friend showed me the latest book he was reading – My name is Hope: Anxiety, Depression and Life After Melancholy.  When I read…

Sometimes Divorce in a Christian Marriage – or ANY Marriage…

Divorce in a Christian home isn’t something people like to touch on or talk about.  A few people shared a blog post by a Christian author/speaker recently on Facebook…

Be Careful How You Wrap Yourself

Recently, a chrysalis didn’t quite get the job done. It didn’t shed its final layer of caterpillar skin to abide in its chrysalis. Instead, it is dead as…

Brutal Honesty

Bear with me as I expose some very hard, honest truths about myself.  To some, these may expose myself to be weak or very foolish to publish to…

Parenthood – we should take a moment remembering what it was like being a kid

Oh how quickly we forget the corrections we lived through as children.  This past year of school my son would come home and have sub-par day(s), leaving my…

A Dose of Perspective on Parenting

My son is playing basketball this year. Correction…  My son is on a basketball team and LEARNING how to play basketball. I think most would say to play…

Living with Hurts

Have you ever taken a long, hard look at yourself or your past?  Have you ever uncovered stones in your life or the lives around you?  In the process,…

Fears, Anxieties, Depression and Suicide

If we’re not willing to be led through our fears and anxieties, we will never see or grow. We must always move from one level to a level…