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The Death of a Loved One (with great love comes great sorrow)

I didn’t know how my daughter would process Mom’s death. Rachel and Mom shared a close bond, developed through all the years my mother would travel with us to doctor appointments. Everyone deals differently with the death of a loved one. With our girl’s small verbal vocabulary, none of us knew how she was dealing…

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Tribute to Mom (1000 Moms Project)

Two years ago this post was linked with Ann Voskamp and the 1000 Moms Project written with love and gratitude for my mom and mother-in-law. By publicly thanking our mothers, Haitian mothers in need were helped. __________________________________________________________________ Mother. The word conjures up many different emotions. To some it brings sadness, to others fear, and to still…

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Passing It On

Occasionally, I think about the kind of legacy I will leave behind when God decides it is time to take me home. Some of you may say that is morbid. Really, it is just following the Boy Scouts of America motto of “Be Prepared.” (Yes, my boys are scouts!) The fact is we all will…

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Julie Sunne

Hello, I'm Julie, an imperfect wife and mother of four. Life in this broken world is not always easy. Yet, joy can be found in each day through the grace and mercy of the Lord Jesus Christ.

I find it's easy for our day's blessings to get lost in its happenings. But God's "mercies never end" (Lamentations 3:22) and His "grace is sufficient" (2 Corinthians 12:9).

May the posts and pages on this site offer you a measure of peace and encouragement.

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