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by Mandi Hart

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Stories can change your life

Stories have the power to delight, to teach, to explain, to thrill, to remember and to bring healing.  They bring us from one reality to another. They open up our world. Stories change the world.

How to discover my purpose

What am I here for? The age-old question of purpose and calling. Deep within every human being is the longing to make their mark on this world, to know that have meaning. Our purpose in life is the very meaning of our existence. Consequently, without knowing this, we often suffer because we are unaware of our own significance. We succumb to the illusion that our lives don’t matter, and we have no connection or impact on the world around you.

Lent and 40 days to lean into generosity

Lent is something that I’ve heard about and thought about for years.  As a mom, I’ve often carried on with the busyness of raising a family – sick kids, school runs, meal preparation and play-dates.  However, this year, I thought to try something new.  So, tonight over dinner, we will be discussing how we can generously embrace the season of Lent. It starts tomorrow, hence this quick post.
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Prayer is an act of great love

Praying for children is an act of great love. When we pray, we relinquish control, then we can release them to God. In raising a child, there are many things we don’t have control over. And we have to be ok with that.

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Coaches can play a vital role in your child’s life

Like the African proverbs says, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Parenting involves teamwork with various family members, teachers, and coaches through your child’s growing up years. Every child needs champions.  A coach, through words such as, “I believe in you,” or “Give it a go, you can do it,” can inspire hope, motivation, and dreams.

Love can mend your soul

Like Ed Sheeran says in one of his songs, “Love can mend your soul.”  Those lyrics put my other thoughts on pause as I was driving to fetch my teenage daughter from school one summer’s afternoon.  What was it about that four-lettered word that captured my attention?


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