ACWM: What If?

Carol Inspirational, Pain, Suffering, Trials 0 Comments

Share this Post The dark night of the soul. Yes, I’ve been there. In those times, I have to concentrate on each breath. Breathe in. Breath out. Put one foot in front of the other. Those moments whittle all of life down to surviving the present moment and then the next and the next. The pain is excruciating. My heart …

ACWM: Big Messes and Small Steps

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Share this Post My son’s room looks like an explosion in a toy store. I don’t want to even look at it. That special guest in our home (the one called “Not Me”) apparently dumped all the toys and closet contents on to the floor. If the mess overwhelms me as an adult, I can’t imagine how his little brain …

When Everything Falls Apart

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Share this Post My husband was diagnosed with a brain tumor on Valentine’s Day in 2014. To say that my life was turned upside down would be an understatement. In the days between the initial Emergency Room visit and the surgery to remove his tumor, I had to face a decision. MANY people prayed for healing from all over the …

Pain is Pain

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Share this Post We are liars. Not necessarily to other people, but to ourselves. We tell ourselves some big whoppers. We tell ourselves that our pain isn’t a huge deal. Someone else’s pain is bigger, so ours isn’t anything to worry about. We think that because our pain looks different than someone else’s, it must not be valid. We tell …