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When We Don’t Get What We Want

But I don’t want that!

What do you want?

Ice cream.

You can’t have ice cream for breakfast, you have to eat something healthy.

I don’t want something healthy, I want ice cream. I only like ice cream.

This is better for you.

I won’t eat it. I will only eat ice cream. I’d rather starve.

Just about every parent of a child older than three has had this conversation. What will you continue here

Assigning A Number To Our Pain

Recently, I wasn’t feeling well and when I went to the doctor the first thing they asked me was to “rate my pain”. Seriously? On a 1-10 scale? Who can do continue here

Listening to the Teller-Driver

Our little grandson loves to ride with Papa in the golf cart.  Part of the thrill is that he thinks he’s he’s in control. He likes to telland Papa where and when to turn. If he had his way, the rides would last much longer and go much further than they do.

Eventually though, Papa takes over and brings them home. But until the final decision is made, our grandson is in charge. He has designated himself read more here

A Week In The Life Of A Mom

I love being a mom. On Monday morning, I loved being a mom to a newborn baby. I could have snuggled him all day long, touching his soft skin, running my fingers through the silky smoothness of his hair, and smelling that beautiful smell that only a newborn has.

But, there was so continue here

The Truth About Self Love

I’ve recently heard of a focus among many Christians that has been described as both a “new movement” and “a forgotten way” – something mystical that will enhance our Christian walk. New? Old? Which is it? And what are we missing out on that is simultaneously newly discovered, and recovered? Continue here

Taste and See

While I was in England visiting my son and his family recently, we took a side trip to Italy! It was so much fun, and, since it was my first trip to Rome and Pisa, I’m sure I’ll be sharing about that soon (with photos). However, as most of you know, travel can have unplanned issues, and that’s what I want to talk about today.

After a couple days in Pisa, and then another couple in Rome, my little granddaughter became, let’s say,
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Sandwich Blessing or Burden

In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome, for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.  1 John 5:3-4

I am a sandwicher – a member of the Sandwich Generation. Most of my friends are continue here

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