For the days that I just need to vent to someone

Feel Like Venting to Someone?

“I just need to vent to someone”

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I’m ashamed to say – I have said that many times and then followed through with my threat. Why do we feel the need to unload our burdens, our bitterness, our anger on an innocent soul? Continue reading

The Absence of Faith

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Guest post contributed by Beth Langley.  

Before I begin, I have to put out a disclaimer.  I am by no means an expert on anything, but especially not the Christian walk.  I am, however, a mom trying my best to live a life so that my children will, “…arise up, and call her blessed…” Prov. 31:28.  I would be honored if you so choose to join me in my quest.       ~Beth~

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Encouragement When Life Threw a Curve Ball

Encouragement Comes Just at the Right Moment

written by Jessica Shackelford

Have you ever “met” someone, a virtual influencer, that you instantly felt a connection to? I was first introduced to Amy Roberts while enjoying the Hip Homeschool Moms conference calls on Google Hangouts. This year, I was excited to see that Amy has a podcast called Raising Arrows. Since I have children that are close to her kids’ ages, as well as our commonality of homeschooling and managing a household, I instantly binge listened to the all of her podcasts.

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The Truth Behind OCD Struggles

What is Normal? OCD Struggles

Writer chooses to be left anonymous

Have you ever tried to explain color to the blind? Tried to convey the beauty that is the sunrise to eyes that see only black?

Can you explain to the one who lives with no sound, the emotions that a love song can stir as soon as you hear the very first chord?

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A Friend Who Hold Your Hand Through the Pain

A Friend Holds On To Help Hold You Up

 

Have you ever gone through a really tough time in your life? Like times when you want to crawl into bed and never get out? It is times like that, that you have your best friend there to hold your hand. Times when it seems like the only thing that is keeping you going is that phone call from a friend, an encouraging text, a fun girl’s night or just a good talk at a coffee shop! friend Continue reading