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    Love—Just in Time

    My husband of 23 years announced he was leaving. And he did. I tumbled down, down shock shattered dreams heart-break fear. In the ensuing months, snippets of his actions leaked to me from one of our teenagers...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Don’t Take Love for Granted

    By Rhonda Stoppe – When Laura once again found herself seated alone in the corner booth of her favorite coffee shop she could not hold back the tears. Seeing lovers exchanging gifts and pleasantries over coffee on...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    We May Have to “Face It” but God Will Not Forsake Us

    By Jeanie Waters − The longest darkest time of our lives started on 12-30-11 at the passing of our 24 year old son Zach Waters to prescription drug overdose. We have been through many things in our...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Good-bye to Good-byes

    Excerpt from “God Will Carry You Through” By Max Lucado – John Glenn knows how to fly a fighter jet. He completed fifty-nine missions in World War II and ninety in the Korean War. He knows how...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    How to Support Your Spouse Through a Loss

    By Barbara Peters – In life, loss is inevitable. How people navigate through a loss is unique and different for everyone. Although no two people grieve the same, it is normal to hurt after a loss—perhaps so...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Becoming Visible

    By Heidi McLaughlin – I could hardly breathe. The memories in the house were chocking me. I had to get out. Only twenty-four short days ago my husband had walked out of the house and said “Honey,...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • During Your Grief-Filled Christmas—God is Close

    By Kathleen Gibson – Grief is an unruly visitor—and even more so, when it drops in near Christmas. Surrounded by the mirth of others, the knife of loss cuts on both sides. For a time, the death...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • The Sadness of Holidays

    By Linda Menesez – Do you ever walk down neighborhood streets at night, and think about the warm glowing scenes you see through the uncovered windows? I do! I like to imagine the happiness inside those homes! Sometimes,...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Excerpt From: Words That Wound During Divorce

    By Laura Petherbridge – Imagine someone you love has recently had open-heart surgery. Would you walk into his or her hospital room and give them a hearty punch in the chest? No, probably not. But that’s exactly...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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