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Emotions

Troubled Heart?

What is the heaviest thing you have ever lifted? I read an article recently about two mothers who single-handedly lifted a 1.1-ton car off of a young boy

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Emotional Wellness

Strengths & Weaknesses

This week I was sitting in a room of 7th and 8th grade girls when one of them said, “We impress people with our strengths, but we connect

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Emotions

My Worry Routine

My brain loves to wake me up a little after 3 a.m. It is its favorite time to bring up everything I should worry about. So I do

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Building Character

It’s a Jolly Holiday With Mary

This afternoon I found myself glued to the television watching the film Saving Mr. Banks. I had originally viewed the movie the day it released in theaters in

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Building Character

Removing The Sins That Kill Us

“Well it isn’t really hurting anyone so…” Isn’t it interesting how over time we can start to think that sin isn’t really a big deal? It makes sense…

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Holidays

Faithful Mary

Her future was decided. She was a young woman pledged to be married and preparing for the engagement time to be complete so she could begin her own

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Emotional Wellness

Why Be Thankful?

This has been a special year for Arise Single Moms as we’ve celebrated our 20 anniversary. We’ve highlighted this momentous marker by writing various blogs called “20 Things.”

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Everyday Life

Whack-A-Mole

I loved going to the fair or carnivals as a child. Living in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, the big event was Rooster Days each May. All the fun and

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Emotional Wellness

Deep Waters

Summer is over. A season spent outdoors with moments of swimming and enjoying the water. Do you remember when your kids first entered the pool? Maybe it was

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