If you have kids who are old enough to be aware that we’re in the middle of a global pandemic, navigating and shepherding their emotions and questions adds another whole layer to your family’s experience of COVID-19. It can feel defeating—will they grow up anxious? Are they being permanently harmed by this? I have really…

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They did this. They lived through a pandemic, and went on to live meaningful lives after! Oh how I would love to hear their first-hand encouragement as people who have been in our shoes. I wish I could call them right now! I want to gather their strength. Soak in their wisdom. Feel their faith…

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My ears used to turn off when I heard the word “legacy.” Growing a legacy seemed too big a task—one in which I already felt behind! I’ve made too many mistakes, I thought, and there have been too many twists in my path for it to add up to anything good anytime soon. I wanted…

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Listen to this post—and step out into the garden with me—above! ____________ I keep thinking about it. Over and over, since this pandemic began, one conversation with my mom from 18 years ago keeps coming to mind. It was the summer after my junior year of college—September 11th had happened a few months earlier. As…

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