Tag Archives: pain

But It’s Broken…






Some of the most heart-wrenching tears of my children were cried in their toddler years after a toy would break. One was dropped accidentally, another cracked unexpectedly. Sometimes one was thrown in anger, only to shatter after hitting the floor … Continue reading




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When Push Comes to Shove






“This is MY swing!” yelled the boy, pushing the little girl into the gravel. As she began to cry over her bleeding skinned knee, the boy took his seat on the swing, pumping higher and higher into the air. “Wheeeee! … Continue reading




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Post-Surgical, Patient, Praising & Prayerful…






John Piper once wrote, “We do not choose suffering simply because we are told to, but because the One who tells us to describes it as the path to everlasting joy.” And I’ve been walking that path. As Christians, we all are in one way or another…but our suffering is not meant to be wasted. It has purpose, as it leads us closer to Christ.




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Loan Me A Hand, Please?






You put your left arm in, You put your left arm out, You put your left arm in & shake it all about… And that’s where the song’s ended for me lately. The left part of my body with its … Continue reading




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