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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 Confessions of a Peace Lover…

I was talking with one of my girls recently. As we processed through what was troubling her she came to a point where she said “I guess I’ll just have to get over it”.

I disagreed.

I think far too often we try to get over our troubles when what we really need to do is to get through them. In fact I think when we pass things off as something we just need to get over we often short-change a beautiful lesson God wants us to learn THROUGH the

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