the thing I was most afraid of

the thing I was most afraid of

In 2003, I had my first TMJ surgery. (TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint - aka jaw joint) Afterwards, I began having some neurological problems, and was diagnosed with adult-onset epilepsy… complex partial seizures. It was so terrible! My doctor estimated I was having over 50 seizures a day. Life as I had known it seemed to be over.

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How to Wait

How to Wait

It’s kind of like holding a pose in yoga. (which I admit I don’t do very often.. LOL) just holding still, and letting the muscles do all the work. It’s not always easy. I have to focus, and I feel the burn! Even though there appears to be nothing happening (on the outside) during this time of being still, there is lots going on…

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Family Devotions: How to Get Started and Stick to It!

Family Devotions: How to Get Started and Stick to It!

So... how do you get started?

You don't have to take a lot of time. Begin with a Bible verse. Talk about what it means. Ask your kids what they need to pray about, then talk to God about it. You don't need a special formula to pray (talk to God). Just speak to Him as you would talk to your friend.

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Family Devotions: Devotionals with your kids

Family Devotions: Devotionals with your kids

When my girls were younger, I remember some nights of being so tired that I felt like just going to bed and skipping prayer and Bible reading time with them. I have to admit that there were some nights that I skipped it, but those times were very rare because one of my girls would always say, "Mommy, aren't you going read to me and pray with me?"

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