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Bring up a boy is a tough job.  It’s full of KPOW’s and VVERRR-BOOMS!  It’s not quiet or careful nor will it be dull or sane.  Their hugs might be delivered by way of a tackle; their sweet words might sound like a faint grunt but don’t loose heart…because these boys need a soft place to call home.  The famous saying rings so very true, […]

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Who can resist the powerful story of an overcomer?  Deep inside their struggle we find our own.  We all have giants in our lives but they fought and slayed theirs.  Their stories remind us of how frail we are, how weak we would have been in their position and we are inspired by their triumph.  […]

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  • Cheryl - October 15, 2015 - 6:32 pm

    Oh, Marianne, this is beautiful! I, too, have an overcomes-in-training (or two or six), and I understand. Isaiah 61:3 is one of my favorites. Thank you for this.ReplyCancel

There is a lot that I remember about that sunny afternoon six years ago.  In fact its almost as if I can walk back in time and watch the whole thing unfold before me.  Scary moments. Grateful moments. Lots of confused moments. Sad moments.  All of these moments are true; all of these moments carry […]

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  • Cheryl - August 16, 2015 - 6:13 am

    That was so beautiful. You will see your precious one again. I just know it.ReplyCancel

    • marianne - August 16, 2015 - 10:13 pm

      I know I will! Someday… Until then in my heart he/she will stay. XoReplyCancel