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Apr 012015
God's Hand In Our Unemployment Journey

When my husband and I got married, we were both unemployed. I went back to working as a substitute teacher a couple of months later and my husband didn’t land a job until we had been married for about six months.

It was hard not knowing if we would have money to buy food or keep a roof over our heads. I dealt with immense fear every time I stepped foot into the grocery store because spending money meant we had less to rely on for other things like our electric bill and mortgage. On top of that, I hated my job and came home frustrated or in tears most of the time. I didn’t know how to deal with that while also knowing that my husband was doing his best to find a job to support us.

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Jan 082014
Looking Back and Looking Ahead: Reflections For the New Year

We are now officially a week into the new year but If you are like me you might still be wondering what happened to 2013! If I am being honest, I would have to say that 2014 sort of caught me off guard. It feels like the last part of the year just flew by and well would you look at that it’s a new year already.

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Jul 092013
Trusting God Even When Your Plans Get Shattered

I’m sure you know the feeling; you’ve had something planned out exactly how you want it to go then it happens…everything comes crashing down and your plans are shattered. You feel lost, confused and maybe even angry that God would allow this. But maybe you are missing something. What if your plans were never God’s plans? Would that change your perspective?

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