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Praying This Scripture as a Mom Is Risky Smart

A willingness to give Jesus access to your heart does you and everyone around you some good. Ignoring or pretending you don’t have certain emotions could mean you believe Jack Nicholson, who when screaming at Tom Cruise in A Few Good Men, said, “You can’t handle the truth!” But, Jesus says we can. And a recent encounter with my son reminded me of His promise.

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What is the parenting thing doing to your heart?

The journey of raising kids does a number on our heart, whatever the real meaning is of such a cliché. But doing a number on us in terms of parenting means unexplainable twists and turns, tugs and pulls of emotions. And if we allow ourselves to learn from the flux, the experience can and should transform our heart in any number of ways.

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