Letting Go of the Prodigal Child

May 24, 2024 by  
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By Robi Ley 

His eyes narrowed, his jaw clenched, and his hands curled into fists, a sure sign of a forthcoming tantrum from the volatile child I love so much. The trouble was, he was a twenty-seven year old man and I had just told him that his lifestyle was unacceptable to me and he could no longer live in my home. This was a hard moment as I faced off with my son who insisted on pursuing a relationship with a married woman and was angry that I didn’t support his choice of girlfriend.  His anger was fed, I know, by guilt. He knew the relationship was wrong. He admitted it was wrong, and yet he refused to break it off.

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My Uncle Pal

May 23, 2024 by  
Filed under Family

The Special Olympics begins this weekend. After hearing about it on Good Morning America it really prompted me to take a glance back to my childhood. I had the privilege to be raised in a home where there was someone who had Down Syndrome—my uncle. Yes, my heroic mother was the primary caregiver of my uncle during my childhood and now my aunt takes care of Steve.

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Everybody Loves a Treasure

May 22, 2024 by  
Filed under Family Focus

By Norma Vera 

Several years ago, I was going through a divorce.  I went to California to visit my older sister for a season.  She treated me with so much love; I will never forget her kindness.  When I cried myself to sleep at night – she would sit on the floor by my bed and kiss my hand, I could feel her tears run down my fingers.

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Like 1995?

May 21, 2024 by  
Filed under Humorous

On a recent trip to Houston, Texas, we traveled by the huge statue of Sam Houston on Interstate 45.  My husband and I took the opportunity to explain to our six-year-old about the man depicted in the statue.  Bruce explained a brief portion of Texas history and then I concluded with, “He lived a very long time ago,” to which my daughter responded “like 1995?”  Ouch!

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Hope to the Hopeless

May 20, 2024 by  
Filed under Faith, Faith Articles

By Courtney Rogers 

Recently my pastor preached on the different names of God.  One name really caught my attention, Jehovah Rapha.  Jehovah Rapha simply means the God that heals you.  He can heal you physically, spiritually, and emotionally.  The Bible gives one very specific way on how to be healed by the Lord.

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