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Breast Cancer: Shocking News!

Breast Cancer: Shocking News!

Why is breast cancer such shocking news? In this article, we explore why so many women are getting breast cancer, why it is such shocking news, and what you can change NOW to prevent this disease! We are shocked by the news that a friend or loved one has Breast...

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Who Do You See?

Who Do You See?

In The Busyness of Life, Who Do You See?"...that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have everlasting life, and I will raise him up at the last day.”--John 6:40As I read this scripture, my eyes rest on “sees the Son.” I ask myself, how often do I see...

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The Peaks and Valleys of Breast Cancer

The Peaks and Valleys of Breast Cancer

  Breast Cancer: Now What? Women of all ages fear the dreaded words, “I think you need a biopsy for breast cancer.” I am not the poster child for annual mammograms. Before November of 2017, my last one was about ten or more years ago. (I don’t even remember when it...

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Where is My Safe Place?

Where is My Safe Place?

How are you celebrating July 4? As we join family and friends to honor our country and the process that made us free, ask yourself... Where is My Safe Place? Is it a cozy, comfortable chair? How about under your favorite tree? Our Forefathers and their families shed...

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Cancer Survivors Day is Today!

Cancer Survivors Day is Today!

    Today is Cancer Survivors Day!   June 3rd is National Cancer Survivors Day. It was created to honor all who have fought the cancer dragon and WON, and to give hope to those currently fighting this disease. There are around 14.5 million people in the U.S. who have...

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“Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.” — James Bryce
–Brainy Quote

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Christmas or Thanksgiving Cactus???

Christmas or Thanksgiving Cactus???

Why do I love Christmas Cactus? Christmas Cacti and hummingbirds were two of nature's blessings that excited my mother. After my father died she moved to the second floor of an assisted living. It was an adjustment for her. With no trees, she missed her yard with...

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5 Prayers For Our Children

5 Prayers For Our Children

There are more than 5 ways to pray for our children and grandchildren! How can we pray for them as they go back to school? Teachers are stressed...I know because I was one! Parents are thrilled...I know because I am one! Do we forget how stressful school can be for...

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Back To School Prayers For Kids And Grandkids

How to Pray For Your Children and Grandchildren When perusing Pinterest, I found this awesome visual that is helping me stay focused in praying for my grandchildren. Thanks to Rebecca Harlow Jordan for creating such an awesome infographic!  ...

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Ten Worries Children Have About Going Back To School

Ten Worries Children Have About Going Back To School

What worries do children of all ages have in common when it is time to go back to school? How can parents and grandparents comfort them, prepare them, and pray for them? Having just retired from teaching for thirty years in grades K-8 and having children and four...

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About Karyn

About Karyn

Karyn Almendarez writes to encourage and inspire you to “faith it through” life’s changes and hardships. She is an author, blogger, retired teacher, wife, mother, and grandmother. She shares the tools which helped her move forward after losing a sixteen-year-old son in an early morning car accident, and, more recently, a breast cancer diagnosis.

 

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