What Infertility Feels Like

The emotions of infertility

Infertility is a — well, I was going to say a not-nice word. That’s because infertility is a not-nice thing. And I wonder if it’s something that most people don’t even consider. What Is Infertility? According to medicinenet.com, infertility is defined as “Diminished or absent ability to conceive and bear offspring. A couple is considered […]

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Grown-Up Girlfriends and Lessons in True Friendship

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We’ve all experienced the ups and downs of friendship.  Beginning when we were little girls, we’ve bonded with others over shared interests and have been devastated when certain friendships didn’t work out, whether due to arguments or simply drifting apart over time.  We cherished the good and learned from the bad. Now that we’re adults […]

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Finding Love Within and Without

Love others as you love yourself

February is relationship month and has Valentine’s Day right in the middle of it.   A time to give love to those special people in our lives. But a prerequisite to loving others is to love ourselves first. As women, we can be very hard on ourselves; no need to make a list, we all know them. […]

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How to Get Sunday School Lessons for Free

Small, country church. Photo Credit to dicktay2000 on Flickr.

As a Sunday School teacher, finding lessons is starting to become harder and harder. After ten years of purchasing lesson plans, Bible story pictures, and other Sunday school curriculum, I finally realized that I just couldn’t afford to pay the prices that keep going up any longer. If you’ve taught Sunday School at all, then you probably know what I mean. Sunday […]

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I’m Home! – Fostering Family Bonds and a Sense of Home

Photo Credit to misteraitch on Flickr

“Mommy, I’m home!” two-year-old Ethan hollered. He had just been to Sunday School and was returning to the class room where is own mother was the teacher. Considering where Ethan had just been, where he was and where he was going, perhaps those words are more profound than we realize. Home is Where the Family […]

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Embrace the Journey: Our Community Rallying Cry

Embrace the Journey

I stumbled upon an offer from Melanie at Only a Breath to create a little button with your word of the year. Your One Word. The word that will be your focal point for the coming year. It was a no-brainer for me because this word is something I’ve been gearing up for – it’s […]

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