Posts tagged with: patience

In this week’s Monday Minute Claudia Duff shares with us 5 practical ways to pray intentionally so we can flourish in our prayer lives. How to Flourish in Prayer by Claudia Duff I really can’t remember a time in my...
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“Are We There Yet?” (and other repetitive questions from a military homeschool mom)   Surely I am not the only one who’s heard the impatience echo around their mini-van… “Mom, are we there yet!?!” Yup. As a military family, we...
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The Long Game   I am not a patient person. To the people who know me well, this is not a newsflash. The speed that comes naturally for me is 100 mph as I fly from one event to another....
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It had happened again. I was on trial before the jurors of my field, and my sentence was read. “Not Hired.” Only it wasn’t read; instead, yet again, the declaration took the form of deafening silence, without so much as...
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How We’re Learning by Brenda Pace As a good southern girl, I was raised to be nice—or in southern terms sweet. The south is known for its sweet tea and sweeter girls. I beamed with pride anytime I received affirmation,...
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How We’re Learning by Christine Malkemes I was in Turkey, working in NATO. I had just come home a little weary. My little son and I were waiting for his father to come home. I heard someone at the door knocking....
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“Use Your Words!” If I had a $1 for every time I have used these 3 words over the last 5 weeks, I would be on a cruise right about now! You see, we have a little visitor for the...
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I am Veruca Salt. You may remember her, the spoiled girl in the red suit who wants everything at Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, and she wants it NOW! Being a minor character, her insatiable selfish desires result in her demise...
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Love Changes Everything   “Do you understand what I have done for you?” He asked them…”Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet.” John 13:12, 14 (NIV) Love changes everything....
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I want to go home. In the middle of a squad bay in Quantico, Virginia, walls lined with bunk beds made up neatly with green wool blankets, this was my only thought. I was tired and sore. I longed for...
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