Category Archives: Do Justice ~ Love Mercy

To the Young Woman with Bruises

To the Young Woman with Bruises I had not intended to be 120 miles from home Late on a Sunday night in an unfamiliar city Sitting in my van with a Monster drink in my hand Trying to wake up … Continue reading

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War Room: Hope or Hype?

Dear friends,So the War Room movie hit #1 status in the box offices, and that’s pretty amazing for an overtly Christian film. Immediately, my Facebook feed filled with glowing endorsements from my friends. “This movie is awesome! You must go … Continue reading

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A Clump of Sadness :: Suicide Prevention Week

This afternoon and evening I have been feeling a bit moody and sad.I was (and still am) tired from not choosing the right amount of sleep and balanced nutrition these past few days. I missed my thyroid pill in the morning. … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Susan Moore: Top 20 Very Best Things to Say to Someone Who is Struggling

Dear friends, I’m thankful for the privilege of hosting this guest post by Susan Moore. As the mother of a large family myself, I’ve always loved her old blog, Joyful Mom of Many.  Now I’m delighted to present the most recent post … Continue reading

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Turtle (Fellow) (Wo)Man, a Poem by Abigail Munday

Turtle (Fellow) (Wo)Man I have to avoid her, that reptilian captive:She’s world suffering to me.A caged girl in Mumbai, a tomato-picking slave in Florida,Tied in the back of a truck at night.All that’s wrong in the world–Right there in that … Continue reading

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The Duggar Story: Thoughts and Links

The Duggar Story: Thoughts and Links [Note: This was written even before Josh Duggar was implicated in the Ashley Madison scandal. I don’t have the emotional energy to even touch that right now, but enough has already been said by … Continue reading

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Images of My Month of May (So Far)

Our annual Mother’s Day family photo –two parents, seven daughters, three sons,two sons-in-law, four grandsons,and one unborn grandbaby due in September. …and the silly version. Picture frames from two of my grandsons I just signed up as aCompassionate Entrepreneur (CE)with … Continue reading

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