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Embracing Contentment in our Circumstances

On November 10, 2016

I remember being so overwhelmed with anxiety and so desperate for peace in my circumstances, that I looked up every verse I could find about peace.  And believe you me, there is a plethora. It’s definitely something God wants us to have in our life.  But no matter how many verses I read about peace, I just wasn’t experiencing it….

Encouragement / Parenting / Special needs parenting

Why Being A Special Needs Mom Isn’t Something to Fear

On October 21, 2016

I overheard two expectant mamas talking in a Chick-fil-A play area.  They sat together on one bench, oblivious to their older boys playing together, and they each were expecting a boy.  I watched my kids play with these soon to be big brothers. These mamas chatted about due dates, pregnancy woes, and pediatricians.  And then the conversation took an unexpected…

Special needs parenting

My Thoughts About the Pilot of Speechless

On September 14, 2016

I’ve been excited to watch Speechless since I first saw the trailer of it months ago.  I love Minnie Driver, I love a good comedy, and the fact that they would be raising awareness about life with a special needs child seemed like a win-win for me. http://embracing.life/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Add-heading-5.png I just finished watching the pilot episode on Hulu, though you can…

Parenting / Prayers / Printables / Special needs parenting

30 Scriptures to Pray for Your Child(ren)

On September 2, 2016

A few years ago, after reading Beth Moore’s amazing Praying God’s Word, and Stormie Omartian’s The Power of a Praying Parent, I discovered the joy of praying scripture for my children. Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Prayer…

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