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Category: Self-care

Broken In All The Right Places

Posted in Encouragement, Faith, Home Page, Overcoming difficulties, Prayer, Relationships, and Self-care

A heat wave, a piñata and a losing streak have one thing in common: They are better when they’re broken. But when broken touches my life, better may take a while. The disruption displaces what was. What was lost feels irreplaceable. Circumstances begin to look…

3 Lessons from A Firefighter’s Daughter

Posted in Encouragement, Faith, Home Page, Overcoming difficulties, Prayer, Relationships, and Self-care

My dad wore the smell of smoke like a business suit.  He was a firefighter.  As he battled the flames that threatened people’s lives, he brought the fumes of his heroism home. Before his death two years ago, I asked what made him successful through…