I love falling asleep to the sound of rain, its smell, summer showers, and forehead kisses.
I love books that I can’t put down, warm, crispy towels off the line, and finding quotes that describe my current situation.
I love seeing my favorite bands live, the boom of thunder; and lightning that lights up the sky.
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We all have to set boundaries for ourselves. It’s very important. Boundary setting is not about getting other people to change. It is about deciding what you are prepared to tolerate and then communicating those limits firmly and consistently.
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As a parent, when it comes to family gatherings that include grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, there’s one awkward situation that will arise that most parents will be unprepared to deal with:
Relatives who expect hugs and kisses from little ones, even when those little ones don’t want to give them – the child simply doesn’t want to show them affection.
Continue reading Why You Should Never Force Your Child to Show Affection
Jesus, as a human being, had no power within himself to heal anyone, He did so as a dependent, limited person, just like you and I, trusting in and believing in the life of God and the power of God to be at work within Him and through Him. It is only because Jesus rested in His relationship with God, in His communication with Him, in their co union, that He was able to express Gods heart and will into any and all circumstances. Every human being is designed to live out their lives in this way. Jesus, like yourself, had the freedom to choose.
When I hear the conversations about how rough this winter has been, I think, we’ve seen worse. Then, I have to pause and remember that so many of those in the conversations were not here for those winters I remember. Continue reading Without the Experience