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A Just Anger at Death

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 August 2015. The night of my cousin’s memorial service, after the service, after the reception to celebrate my cousin’s life, our family gathered at her townhouse to have a last little bit of downtime before we went our separate ways. Her townhouse had three levels, with a garage and den on ...continue reading

5 Ways to Be an Encourager

Things a year ago looked very different than they did now. My husband Steve had just had back surgery on July 20. During this three-week recovery, I found myself as chief caregiver and in charge of everything. Was I overwhelmed? You bet. Discouraged? Oh, yeah. But I learned a lot. About myself. About others. I ...continue reading

It Takes a Hero: The Quiet Hero

  Quiet heroes. They’re all around us, but we’d never know it because they’re not going to tell the world about their heroism. They’re not professional athletes, movie stars, singers, or other celebrities who make their living from being known. They’re not the occupational heroes I discussed in my previous post who put their lives ...continue reading