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When Life’s Hard, Remember These 4 Truths.

When Life’s Hard, Remember These 4 Truths.

Life can be hard, let’s face it. It rarely ends up looking like we pictured or planned. Our loved ones get cancer, children rebel, loved ones die, relationships fail. People who should nurture us end up scarring us. The evening news is maddening and terrifying. […]

Book Giveaway and Guest Post: “Coping with Long-Term Illness When It Feels Like A Death Sentence.”

Book Giveaway and Guest Post: “Coping with Long-Term Illness When It Feels Like A Death Sentence.”

I’ve been thinking a lot about illness lately and how life can change in a moment. As I type, my mother in law is still very ill, recovering from a serious stroke and dealing with debilitating headaches that won’t give her any relief. I’ve always […]

Do you have a Pilgrim Mindset?

Do you have a Pilgrim Mindset?

As we enter the month of November, my mind automatically turns to the Pilgrims. I live 20 minutes north of Plymouth, MA and am surrounded by their history. I admire many things about them. Their hard work, persistence, convictions and thankfulness with so little. But […]