Posts tagged with ‘holidays’

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Not What We Would Expect

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Written by Jodi Weaver in loving memory of Isaac & Jacob Weaver While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. […]

The Blessing of Thorns

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Author unknown Sandra felt as low as the heels of her shoes as she pushed against a November gust and the florist shop door. Her life had been easy, like a spring breeze. Then in the fourth month of her second pregnancy, a minor automobile accident stole her ease. During this Thanksgiving week she would have […]

Surviving “Parent’s Days”: 101

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By Jennifer Saake, Founder of Hannah’s Prayer Ministries Reprinted with permission © Copyright, 1996 Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and all the other special days from April to July (Easter, Memorial Day, graduations, the Forth of July) can cause so much pain. The Parent’s Days of May and June serve to remind us of another […]

More Than Surviving Mother’s Day

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By Patti Kenney When you have experienced the loss of a baby, Mother’s Day is one of the most difficult of all holidays to endure. Many grieving mothers feel that they cannot make it through this day which is such an aching reminder of their empty arms. When our heart is breaking from loss during […]

Coping with the Holidays

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By Jodi Weaver & Patti Kenney Happy Thanksgiving…Merry Christmas . ..Happy New Year…! We will be hearing these clichés a lot over the next two months and we will often find ourselves wanting to say “What’s there to be happy about?” or “What is there to be thankful for?” The months of November and December […]