Christmas Hope

By: Cathy DiBella To all my Motherless Daughters Ministry sisters, As we enter the Christmas season once again, I wanted to share something I read this year that has helped me look at Christmas a little differently and feel better as it approaches.  It is from the book, Things I...

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Either I drive or He does – My Choice

By: Cestiny Beuerlein (Guest Blogger) I remember as a teen and young adult, mom always saying, “Girl, get your head out of the clouds and come back to reality.” Looking back now, I can see she meant it out of love, but at the time I thought she was ridiculing me....

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When It’s Hard to See God’s Kindness

By: Julie Thompson Is your life exactly how you imagined it would be? For me, my life looks very different than how I envisioned it. My dream of becoming a teacher came true, but nothing else has gone according to my plan. Growing up, I thought I would get a...

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A Difficult Opportunity

By: Heather Wolper My doorbell rang on Friday. I had sick kids at home and I was still wearing the nightgown I had slept in, which was in no way appropriate for answering the door. I told my son to politely send whoever it was on their way and then...

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You Were There

By: Julie Thompson You were there at the beginning from my very first breath when my eyes opened to see the loving family you gave me. You were there in the room when my innocence was lost your heart broke at the sight you comforted me through the dark nights....

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Unmet Expectations

By: Heather Wolper Tuesday, was my 40th birthday.  I woke hopeful and excited anticipating the day ahead. My husband was expecting a job offer after almost 19 long months of unemployment. I kept thinking about how funny it was that God had waited so long to provide a job for...

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I Am Meant to Keep Going

By: Christine Fishel I’m attacking the almost year-long overgrown flower garden. Golden black-eyed susans have pushed their way through the taller wild grasses and foxtail. I pull with all I have on the pigweed. When it doesn’t budge, I rip out hands full of clover growing around its base. When...

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The Reasons I Write

By: Julie Thompson I write because sometimes I can’t speak Of everything going on inside of me My voice may be silent But the words are still there Thoughts racing through my mind Longing to be shared I write because words have power To change someone’s life To comfort and...

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