Confessions of a Peace Lover...

Thought for today: my kids are not perfect…and neither are their parents…BUT they have a Heavenly Father who loves them perfectly even in the midst of imperfection.

I suspect the same could be said of your kids.

I know it was true for my parents.

Years ago a friend told me “good kids still make bad choices”. Yup, I know this to be true…firsthand…because I was a pretty good kid. Our world has changed since then but the words remain true, “good kids still make bad choices”. Unfortunately for our

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“Someone has said that one way to keep people from growing is to keep them from grieving and from forgiving.” Janice Hershberger, PCC-S, “Handling the Emotions of the Holidays”

First of all let me get this out there….our family would NEVER have chosen Alzheimer Disease as a path for our mom to journey.

Never.

But for whatever reason it is the path we found ourselves on with her. We wouldn’t have chosen it, yet growth came as we journeyed through it.

Everyone’s story is different but it seems we all

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Confessions of a Peace Lover...

Blessings come in all shapes and sizes. Recently mine came in the shape of an ugly black boot, size medium, thank you very much. Let me assure you, it was not part of my late summer plan. It was one of those momentary slips, literally, that led to three weeks of not being able to drive – ouch – and it wasn’t just my foot that was hurting. I looked at my doctor when she told me the news and said “I know this is not an emergency, but if

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“Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. Ephesians 4:14-16

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