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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Confessions of a Peace Lover…

“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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The Passionate Listener

November, the month that has become known as the “Thankful” month. Well, we do celebrate thanksgiving and it’s the month prior to one of the most important holiday’s for a Christian believer. But why do we only “act” thankful during the month of November?

There are 11 other months that we should also be thankful through… there are 335 more days in the year that we should be thankful for…there are 8040 more hours that we should be thankful during…there are 482,400 more minutes we should be thankful living in

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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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