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From Pain to Wisdom to Hope 

From Pain to Wisdom to Hope We also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; and perseverance, character; and character, hope.  Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.   Romans 5:3-5 Pain Pain is the high price of wisdom, but even after purchase, we can accidentally leave it on the shelf.  […]

Becoming a Parent Who Is Slow to Anger

Becoming a Parent Who Is Slow to Anger How often do you find yourself feeling angry toward your children? This is hard question to ask myself. I make significant effort to be gentle, but truthfully, it is quite often that I notice myself raging inside as my eldest, almost 4 years old, is becoming more […]

Just Stay Calm

“The Lord Himself will fight for you. Just stay calm.” Exodus 14:14. “Stay Calm?!?!” I’ve never been a calm person. How was I supposed to be calm with all of these things going on around me? In what way could God be fighting for me when I was in so much physical pain and mental […]