Free Because of Forgiveness

Forgiveness – The Insane Battles Within

Forgiveness. What a HARD thing to do yet everyone wants you to forgive and forget, right?! I am going to take a minute and talk about forgiveness and why it is SO important in your life and even your worst of enemy’s life! 

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Roller Coaster Emotions #Adoption

Adoption – Tears of both Joy and Sorrow

Today, we started the celebration of my youngest son’s 10th birthday! Our children’s birthdays are extra special around our house. There were way too many prayers, tears, and smiles bringing all three of our children into our family. Why is that?! Because adoption is a joyful yet sorrowful, an exciting yet scary time for everyone involved! 

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From Broken to Beautiful #Blessed #Adoption

 Story of Adoption

Be Still My Heart

How do I ever put into words what I am feeling?? Joy? Absolutely. Sadness? Yep. Let me tell you an extremely abbreviated version of our little blessing! 

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Love Dare ~ Day 9

Written by April Stephens

Did you destroy the negative attributes paper from yesterday yet?  Today’s Dare is a little lighter on the heart.  It looks like a fun one!

 

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Love Dare ~ Day 8

Written by April Stephens

Did you make your lists yesterday?  We are getting a little deeper each day.  See what Dare 8 involves!

 

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Love Dare ~ Day 7

Written by April Stephens

Are you reacting to tough situations in your marriage with love instead of irritation?  If so, good job! 😉  It takes a little time to change, but aren’t you happier now?  Let’s see what Day 7  has in store for us.

 

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Love Dare ~ Day 6

Written by April Stephens

Glad you’re back and made it through yesterday’s Dare!  My spouse volunteered 4 things instead of 3. 🙂  I have to admit, he is right.  Those things mentioned need a little work. 😉  On to Dare 6!

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Love Dare ~ Day 5

Written by April Stephens

Ouch!  Today will step on a few toes for sure.   Although this could be painful for most of us, it IS part of the commitment to follow through.   I always say, what doesn’t kill us, makes us stronger!  Here goes!

 

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Love Dare ~ Day 4

Written by April Stephens

Are you still hanging in there?  Is it getting tougher or easier for you? 🙂  I think you will agree that today is a pretty simple task.  Good Luck!

 

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