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– Moslih Eddin Saadi

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Parents, It Is Time To Put on Your Big Girl/Boy Panties (the reality of parenting and sexual abuse)

Posted by Kate on May 22, 2015

I haven’t written a blog post in such a long time that I was not sure I could even remember my login. There are plenty of reasons why I haven’t written but it mainly boils down to the following two: I spend my days with five young children who for some...

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The Scandal of God With Us

Posted by Kate on Dec 16, 2014

I sat cross legged in the middle of the stately queen bed in the room she’s temporarily calling her own. She sat across from me, back against the headboard, legs in a lazy frog pose. Occasionally, she would stretch one out and touch my feet, though her feet were...

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A Gingerbread Man Full of Words and an Ocean of Peace

Posted by Kate on Dec 9, 2014

After a particularly gut-level session with my counselor a few weeks ago and then a subsequent gut-level conversation with my husband, an image took shape in my mind. It is a picture of me. Well, a picture of me if I were a two dimensional black and white drawing of a...

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Still Water in Exchange for a Dormant Volcano

Posted by Kate on Aug 4, 2014

I came down the stairs and I could hear the blood pumping in my ears. Frustration was squeezing my chest and tiredness had wrung every last drop of energy from my soul. Precisely because I’m not much of a crier, I can feel the exact moment I know my body is...

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Entering the REST of GOD

Posted by Kate on May 20, 2014

The story of creation is one we have numerous times.  “On the ______day, God created ______ …and He saw that it was good.” From day one to day six, that is the pattern. But on the seventh day God “rested”. Moses was given the 10 Commandments and the people of...

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Identity and Vision Casting at Bedtime

Posted by Kate on May 12, 2014

Growing up, my family didn’t have a lot of traditions. There was a lot of fluctuation in even the number of family members (due to foster care, etc) so more things changed than remained the same. There are two things that happened every year without fail, no...

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