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The Dark Waters of Depression - I am a survivor

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My prayer for you today is that you realize many of us have struggled and swam through the darkest waters of depression but there is Hope. May you be encouraged as I shared my story and know that you are never alone in this journey. 


A Marriage Reflection

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My prayer for you is that you see how we all struggle in our marriages, but like every relationship God has given to us we are called to reflect the love of Christ. 

Back to School Blues

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My house over the summer was full of lazy days by the pool and relaxing vacations at the beach. I had children going to bed whenever they got tired or whenever they passed out from a sugar rush on the couch. They liked sleeping in as late as they wanted. They had friends over to play video games all afternoon in the basement, with a fridge full of high-fructose, corn syrupy soda. There were lots of sleepovers and little to no schedule. Cereal for dinner and ice cream for breakfast became a norm.




On the flip side, I did notice that about 8 weeks into our 10 week break, anarchy began to reign. My children got a little sassier, a little more argumentative, and they forgot that I was still the authority figure in the house. They really weren't getting told what to do during the day from anyone besides me. And honestly, I was just as tired from a busy year as everyone else and going lax on the schedule was a wonderful break.

My house had turned into a sort of "Lord of the Flies"…