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Parenting Adult Children

Parenting 103.33321111 (The course that never ends!) There are certain things they prepare you for when you learn that you’re going to be a parent. Things like childbirth, or what to do when your baby has a fever and/or diaper rash. Unfortunately, there’s many other things you don’t hear about until you experience them. Back […]

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Love, Liz

About 14 years ago, I received a call from the nursing home that my grandmother wasn’t going to make it. I immediately called my husband to see if he could meet me there. Saying goodbye was something I didn’t want to do alone. Unfortunately, he was working about an hour away and knew he wouldn’t […]

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Tears in a Bottle

If you’ve ever wondered if the creator of the universe really cares about you when your heart is broken – read on. “You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.” Psalm 56:8 He does…

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Are you eating that second sandwich?

“Before you ask for healing, make sure you are willing to give up what made you sick.” @RealTalkKim When I was a freshman in high school, I became obsessed with my weight. All of my friends had a gymnast’s build, and there I was – everything but that. Looking back, I really didn’t look that […]

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How to move on when you’re in pain

If I were to ask you to tell me about your most painful memory, I bet you could tell me in a heartbeat. It doesn’t matter if it happened 30 years ago, I imagine you could still give me every detail. I could sit here and share mine, but the truth is — I don’t […]

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No words

I recently went with a couple friends to visit someone I’ve known a long time who is in rehab. Although she’s dealing with a lot of physical pain, it was obvious that she was battling a broken heart. Completely shattered. You see, she lost her adult son a few months ago due to a tragic […]

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How Do You Know?

I am a mom to 3 sons. Although they are adults now, I can’t help but think back to the days when I would have to tell one of them (or all 3 of them at the same time, which was the WORST!) why they couldn’t go outside without a winter coat on, play one more […]

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Why I Walk

Several years ago I had knee surgery. Nothing major, but I quickly realized that I needed to do something to stretch it and strengthen it – so I started walking. First, I made it to the end of our neighborhood. That was a mile. It felt so good when there was improvement so  I continued […]

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Will You Pray for Me?

I was recently reminded how important it is to say what you mean and mean what you say. One of my students (5 years old) told me a couple of weeks ago that her grandpa had surgery on his arm. She acted a little worried so I told her that I would pray for him. […]

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Don’t Let Your Doubts Cloud Your Vision

Do you ever feel a tug on your heart to do something, and you wonder if it’s coming from the Lord? Days go by, and you realize that the tug has become more like a weight on your heart. You commit it to prayer, and although you don’t think you’ve received that clear-cut answer, you […]

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