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Waiting

Recently, my husband and I have been toying with a business venture idea, and this month, we decided to explore the possibility. However, today we received the news that we dreaded…wait. Have you ever experienced something similar? The high of all kinds of possibilities and then the low of waiting? It certainly isn’t any fun, but I have been reminded of some truths today that have helped ease the disappointment of being told to wait. First off, I will start...

On being the mom who steps in

Today on the local Christian radio station, there was a gal who gave a tear-filled account of how, after her 10-year-old child had recently come to know the Lord as Savior and how, at that moment, this sweet lady said that at that moment, she felt like she found her true calling as a stepmother. I think my husband must have seen me bristle at the word, “Stepmom.” It’s not a title that I call myself, nor is it the...

Mommy, wait a minute

Disclaimer: I’m not a person who cries all the time. It usually takes a while for me to build up to a cry, and then it’s one of those nice ugly cries that lasts for forever and a day.  Now that that’s out of the way… I cried tonight. Nothing horrible happened. Nothing made me upset or frustrated. I wasn’t hurt or in pain, nor was I elated over something fantastic happening. No, nothing earth-shattering happened. My heart simply slowly...