Running out of the darkness: How a song about Jesus reminded me of who I am

Even knowing Jesus as a child, and growing a relationship with God as an adult... when tragedy and uncertainty strike, surrender boot camp begins. Tuning into this type of surrender changed me. .... letting go, and leaning in. ... this has transformed the way I feel into all experiences, relationships, interactions, how I raise my …

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Orange Socks: Inspiring Life Despite a Diagnosis

Last weekend, our family was interviewed by the President of Orange Socks, and we couldn't be more grateful for the opportunity to share our story. March 1, 2017, we went in for a routine ultrasound appointment, the 20 week anatomy scan. After 45 minutes of checking measurements, the ultrasound technician said, "I need to call …

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How my life and belief changed as I became an awakened woman

At 11 years old, I wrote a letter to President Bill Clinton... about why he vetoed a bill that would ban partial birth abortion. Unfortunately I do not have a copy of the letter I wrote to him, but have his response:   I had no idea about being a woman or the situation a woman …

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Screen time, mindfulness and parenting with heart

I am featuring a blog post by my very dear friend, Tina Balodi, author, speaker, Life & Soul Coach, New Age Guide & Parenting Mentor, Mommapreneur, Researcher, humble student and co-creator of PranaBoost.com. Tina writes on a topic that is important for me as a mindful mama. The amount of information we are told on a daily …

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When a loved one weds: A bittersweet symphony

My baby cousin got married this weekend. Calling him my baby cousin has yet to get old, although he is much taller than me.   It hasn't gotten old because in my heart... and my mind...he is a little baby. He is the first little baby I remember holding. He is the first little boy I have memories …

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3 Ways to Make Our Light Brighter

"This little light of mine... I'm gonna let it shine. This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine. This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine.... ....let it shine, let it shine, let it shine." I used to sing this song when I was younger and have sung it to all …

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