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Category: Guest Posts

The Gift Of Adopting A Child With Special Needs

A Guest Story By Ruth DeBuck Robert and I were on a 2 year or less pattern between our children. My 5th pregnancy was particularly difficult. Through much fasting a prayer we knew that I should not get pregnant again. We had my tubes tied with much heartache. During this…

How To Be The Kind Of Person Others Want To Be Around

There Is One Type Of Person Everyone Loves To Be Around. The best part about being the owner of this blog is checking my inbox and opening an email with yet another great story that makes me laugh or warms my heart.  For some reason the story I’m…

The Two-Edged Sword Of a Mother’s Influence

A Guest Post By DeAnn Payne There is nothing that can prepare you for becoming a mother.  Well not entirely.  As I grew up I knew I wanted get married and have kids.  It just felt right.  I got married at 21 and had my first…

Angels Among Us

Angels Among Us Guest Story by Gretchen Free There are more times than not that we don’t recognize blessings and tender mercies or miracles, whatever you want to call them, until after the fact. I know my life has been blessed with those tender mercies more times than I…

I Was Drowning And There Was No One There To Save Me

A story written by Susan Shaw When I was 4 years old I had the same nightmare for three nights.  I was drowning and no one was there to save me. Each night I woke up crying and yelling for my mother. She would come in and comfort me and…

A Lesson In Never Giving Up

“Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic. It is not idly, passively waiting and hoping for some good thing to happen. It gives us hope by helping us realize that (we) suffer no failure except in giving up and no longer trying.”  -Joseph B. Wirthlin A Guest…

Two Families, Two Needs Met By Each Other, Two Miracles. Part 2

A Guest Post By Lorraine Windsor.  Read the other side of this miracle here. Our family was living happily in Texas with no plans to move, when my husband and I both started feeling that we were supposed to move to Albuquerque, NM. We didn’t understand, but we…

A Bombing and A Day Of Miracles

A Bombing In Panaca, NV This is the story of a small town, a town of less than 1000 people. It is the story of miracles. These are the stories of my family’s miracles. I know of hundreds of stories just like ours, which occurred on the same day…

An Unexpected Miracle on TLC’s Playhouse Masters By Audrey Leavitt

A guest post by Audrey Leavitt of TLC’s Playhouse Masters and www.alwaysaudy.com   Be sure to check out her blog! I love her insightful and thought provoking writings. She is a beautiful writer and has amazing beauty and depth. I love it when people like her get…