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Caregiving Monday: Cherishing the Moments

Caregiving Monday: Cherishing the Moments

Caregiving can be very taxing and trying at times.   There are times when you just need to get away and have “me” time. There are numerous times when sacrifices have to be made and we as caregivers have to give up things we really want to do. When these moments come, I remind myself to cherish the moments I have with my loved one.  I remind myself that she is getting older and we will not have her forever. This…

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Transitional Friday: Home is where Heart is

Transitional Friday: Home is where Heart is

For years I was unhappy with where I was living.  I did not want to be there.  I was fighting a spiritual battle, between what I wanted and what God wanted for my life. There were times when the situation weighted so heavily on my heart that it gnawed away at me and I became angry. Then a few months ago, God opened amazing doors for a new job in a new city an hour away. I realized during this…

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Transitional Friday: 7 Lessons Learned from Discouragement

Transitional Friday: 7 Lessons Learned from Discouragement

      There have been times when I wondered if anything was going my way. No matter how hard I tried or how much effort I put into the endeavor nothing seemed to work. This led to great disappointment and discouragement.  There were days when depression hit and I nothing could lift my mood. When discouraged, I have to remind myself that: This too shall pass God is preparing me for something better God has a better plan There…

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Transitional Friday: Thinking Positively Through the Transition

Transitional Friday: Thinking Positively Through the Transition

When life gets us down, it is difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel.  The devil pounces on the darkness and insecurities to bring us down.  In order to see the good and move forward, we need to see the positive. This has often been a personal struggle for me, but each day I work to have a better attitude and move forward. Write your goals Write stepping stones towards your goals—what steps are necessary to…

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Transitional Friday: For Everything There Is A Season

Transitional Friday: For Everything There Is A Season

In Ecclesiastes 3, we are told that for everything there is a season.  There are seasons of life that we love and seasons that we can’t wait to get finished with.  While we wait for the next transition, the waiting is often the most difficult aspect of our situation.  In our humanness we wonder what God is doing, why it’s taking so long and when He’ll be finished and life will be better.  At least, that’s what I wonder. So…

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12 Ways Not to Lose Hope

12 Ways Not to Lose Hope

Are you going through a transition?  Does life seem uncertain?  Are you unsure of what the future holds? Whether you are battling a disease, working through a divorce, searching for a new job or dealing with other life struggles in this chapter of your life, don’t give up hope. Here are 12 ways to keep hope alive: Read your Bible—this is the best place to start.  There are plenty examples of individuals that have struggled and been blessed by God….

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Writing a Gratitude Journal

Writing a Gratitude Journal

I’ve struggled at times with being grateful for things in my life.  This has been especially true when things were not going my way.  I had a friend suggest that I start a gratitude journal.  Each morning I would list three things for which I am grateful.  I decided that I would not list anything on my list more than once a month.    I discovered that the more I wrote in my gratitude journal the better my outlook and…

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