Faith and Mental Health

For some reason, talking about faith and mental health together feels awkward and it shouldn’t. I can’t put my finger on the why, but churches have shyed away from the conversation of mental health. We are afraid to have the discussion because maybe we don’t have all the answers. And you know what? That is…

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No More Should Bully

The laundry “SHOULD” be done by now…The groceries “SHOULD” be put up…The house “SHOULD” be cleaned every day…Dinner “SHOULD” be hot and ready every night by the time my husband gets home…The kids “SHOULD” be outside playing…I “SHOULD” be playing with them like my friend posts on her social media…We “SHOULD” eat healthy every day…

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The Puzzle Piece

Growing up, I remember a puzzle my mom kept that my Papa Joe put together and gave to her. It was one of those that had the tiny pieces….at least 1,500-2,000 of them. It was a boat out in the ocean with a beautiful sky surrounding it.  I wonder how long it took him to put…

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Our Children Need Our Help

Parenting…no matter the ages of children, parenting is just plain hard sometimes. You wonder if you are making the right decisions, if they will ever listen, are you going to screw them up when they are adults, or will they be mad at you forever? Why??? Why has the word NO been portrayed as a…

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The Race

Life can be hard. Sometimes you may think it is not worth it to get up and keep going…keep trying…keep working towards the purpose and calling on your life.  I stumbled upon this poem by D. Growberg and it spurred something inside of me. I am sharing this with you to encourage you to rise…

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