Arise Blog

Category: Life Lessons

  • How to Persevere Past the Potholes - Third Part

    Perils cover a wide range of issues in the life of a single mom. Some are personal to each individual single mom, others the common everyday stuff all mothers face.

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  • How to Persevere Past the Potholes - Second Part

    When you find yourself in a place where you must deal with nasty people, it helps to identify where boundaries are being breached. Maybe you are the way I was, constantly trying to figure out what the problem was, how to reason with these people, even thinking, What’s wrong with me? Why can’t I work this out?

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  • When Burnout is a Blessing

    Friend, burnout is God’s back-up plan to break our busyness and offer the blessing of His presence. As a single mom, daughter, worker, and active church member, these things bring a lot of busyness that can lead to burnout.

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  • The End Doesn’t Mean It’s Over

    My road to becoming a single mom involved me losing my home, closing my business and the man I loved no longer accepting my love. When I looked in the mirror, I didn’t even recognize myself. I thought my role as a wife defined who I was.

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  • The Potholes

    Life is difficult. However, our God is bigger than "difficult." You can fly like an eagle even if you are a single mother. So how do you handle life's potholes, pests, and perils?

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  • See the Battle

    Being a single mom is hard. Sometimes it feels like it’s “me against the world.” And it especially feels like that when that “irregular” person in your life comes against you and even seems to have evil intent. How do we respond like Jesus would?

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