Tagged: community

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Reaching Sideways and Up

Meet Clara. She’s continuing our discussion about Community and she has a powerful story. Clara describes the community that surrounded her during her newborn’s birth and death. You can read more on her blog here. “Nobody gets a cross heavier than what one can carry”. I heard this popular saying countless times when we learned that our Zach had abnormal posturing of his hands and club feet,during our 50 days stay at the NICU,during every...

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Tension in Community

Continuing our conversation about community, I’d like to introduce you to Christine. Christine is a friend from long ago who sang at my wedding, the one where I broke the rules and stood in the balcony and listened to the music before walking down the aisle. I’m thankful our paths have crossed again. She blogs about her life after divorce, and the constant reinvention of ourselves that comes with living authentically.  Check it out here. She’s...

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Janea

Meet Janea. She blogs here about raising twins, one of whom has CP. To see her son Kader using a very cool walker, check out this post. I’m happy to have Janea here today to share her thoughts on community. I felt a mixture of emotions when I received Heather’s invitation to guest post about “building community” on her blog.  However, the invitation is a way of building community and it is hard to say...

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A Little Church and State Mix Up

Meet Talley, LICSW. She’s a shaker and a mover. Talley is a friend from my church who also married into a most wonderful family that I know from my younger days. Talley gets things done. I am always humored by the little snippets that pop up every once in a while about the separation of “Church” and “State”.  I am particularly fond of the one that goes a little something like this: “prayer will always...