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A Grandparent’s Perspective

When people congratulate me on how my children turned out, it actually upsets me. Comments like, “You must be a godly parent,” although nice to hear, is far from the truth. The reality is it is by the grace of God and to a lesser extent, the influence of the parents. Don’t get me wrong,…

How to Conquer Fear and Shame

One of the most important things for any believer to understand is how fear and shame impact our identity. Being a part of a culture where these two facets are often demonstrated in an unwillingness to risk because of the possibility of failure and losing face, I understand first-hand how paralyzing this can be and…

A Desperate Faith

One of a parent’s greatest fears is when their child goes missing. We often hear harrowing stories and think of worst case scenarios when there is an “Amber alert.” I sometimes wonder what those parents are thinking? There must be a sense of fear and desperation. Hopefully, none of us will never have to face…

Who is Cheering You On?

I have a health app on my phone. Using my personal statistics, it determines how many steps I should do in a day for my health. First thing in the morning, it comments on my sleep, talks about the weather and reminds me of getting my steps in. Later in the morning, it comments on…