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Your Suffering is Valid… Even if You Aren’t a Starving Child in Africa

"Emotional pain cannot kill you, but running from it can. Allow. Embrace. Let yourself feel. Let yourself heal." - Vironika Tugaleva Not long ago, a friend and I were talking and sharing things we could each use prayer for. After I spoke, she replied "Oh my gosh, I have absolutely no reason to complain about … Continue reading Your Suffering is Valid… Even if You Aren’t a Starving Child in Africa

In Response to the Ignorance: Here’s Why She Stayed with the Abuser

"She was a forgiver. Her heart was so large, she didn't know how to give up on people because she always believed the good in those she loved." - C.R. Bittar Abuse is a process that unfolds very slowly, with calculated tactics by a master manipulator. Abusers don't walk up to you and punch you … Continue reading In Response to the Ignorance: Here’s Why She Stayed with the Abuser

Bad Boys, Brats and Divas: We’re Raising What We’re Praising

"The way we talk to our children becomes their inner-voice." My son is a very active toddler, who is full of energy and has a mischievous personality. A few weeks ago I found he had gotten into markers and was coloring on my bedroom furniture. "Bravery!" I exclaimed. "Is that something you should be doing?" … Continue reading Bad Boys, Brats and Divas: We’re Raising What We’re Praising