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13
Jul
2015

And That’s OK

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  I still have Easter decorations waiting to be put away…and that’s ok. I haven’t unpacked the last four boxes from when we moved in over a year ago…and that’s ok. There are projects yet to be sewn or glued together…and that’s ok. I haven’t lost those pesky last 5 pounds…and that’s ok. Most likely […]

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02
Jul
2015

My Kind of Freedom

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Freedom, Election, Christian, Religion, Family Matters, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Grace Based Parenting, Thanksgiving, Therapy

  Fourth of July has several meanings to different people.  Some people think it is just another day off of work; a government holiday.  Some people think it is a time to celebrate family and come together for BBQ dinners and lemonade refreshments.  Others celebrate the America that we know today with all the freedoms […]

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18
Jun
2015
I'm Still Learning, Family Matters, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Grace Filled Marriage, Grace Based Parenting, Marriage, Love

  I have been married for over 13 years.  You’d think I’d have this whole “wife” thing down by now.   Last year I thought I had this down; I thought I knew everything there was to know about marriage, love, and also about my husband.  I thought we had a great life together, I […]

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20
Jan
2015

Her Name was Joy

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joy, guardian angel, childhood depression

  Not many people can claim that they really believe in angels. Most people would say seeing is believing.  I am one of the few that can claim they believe. I believe because I have seen.   As some of you may have read in previous posts, I have battled with depression for quite a […]

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30
Dec
2014
new years resolutions, resolutions, grace filled, new years, Family Matters, Jenny Gillespie, Dr. Tim Kimmel

{originally published in 2013}   I don’t know about you, but I am pretty hard on myself.  I set up these fantastic goals, mostly unrealistic, and then become annoyed, depressed, and angry with myself.  I have resolved to stop the cycle this year! Who is with me?!   I have decided to create Grace Filled […]

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07
Oct
2014

Be the Grace

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Be The Grace, Grace Based Parenting, Grace Filled Marriage, Family Matters, Jenny Gillespie, Grace, Breast Cancer, Grandmother

  {originally published in 2013} Her little giggle, her feisty spirit and her love for her family – these are the things I remember most about my grandma. Although her last months were filled with pain, suffering and sickness, her love and grace is still what remains strongest in my memories of her. My grandmother, Lyle […]

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20
Aug
2014

Overdue Me Time

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Overdue Me Time, Jenny Gillespie, Grace based parenting, Family Matters, Parenthood

“Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.” 1 Cor. 6:19-20   My body is full of coffee, […]

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22
May
2014
family matters, mental health, childhood depression, depression, grace based parenting, Jenny Gillespie, 31 days of prayer for your spouse

  …and let the childhood song resonate with you just a bit longer.   Don’t know what I am referring to?   “Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so. Little ones to Him belong, they are weak but he is strong. Yes, Jesus loves me. Yes, Jesus loves me. Yes, […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse

Cooperation “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up! Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how can one keep warm […]

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04
Sep
2013
Mental Health, Anxiety, Depression, Family Matters, Grace Based Parenting

“Mental Health” is a new series that will explore the stories and experiences of our staff and guest writers and how they deal with their own mental health.  Family Matters felt it appropriate to create such a series as it has been reported that an estimated 1 in 4 of adult Americans suffer from a […]

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