Monthly Archives: May 2012

The impossible task of motherhood

  I love being a mom. When I was in high school, I said I was never having children.  I wanted to be a career woman and had some illusions of what that looked like.  God had other plans for my life, and He definitely knew better than me.  I’m so thankful for the beautiful […]

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Modeling honesty and integrity

I have to share something I just witnessed in the grocery store.  As I was bagging my groceries, I noticed a woman and two young children in the line behind me.  She said to the cashier, “We have 3 doughnuts, so please add those to our bill.  I also want you to add 2 more […]

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When is forgiveness the most difficult?

This morning, in my prayer time, God put a finger on some unforgiveness in my life.  It was something that happened about 10 years ago, something I had pushed out of my mind.  I hadn’t forgotten, because as soon as I thought about it this morning, I got angry again.  I had chosen not to […]

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To worry or not to worry, that is the question

This post is for mothers only. (Let’s see how well behaved my readership is.) This is an open discussion on something we moms often struggle with, or at least I do. The topic at hand: worry. Recently, I’ve had a few mothers say things to me like, “You’re a mom. You’ll worry for the rest […]

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