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Freedom Journals

Real Stories from the Village

Stress and Anxiety—Two Uninvited Guests

Stress and Anxiety are like two aggravating, uninvited guests who come into your life to steal your peace and rob you of the joy your present life offers.  As a single mom, I can remember the stress and anxiety I felt when I had to rely on my family to watch my...

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Dear Single Mom on Valentine’s Day

#DearMom, First, you’re amazing. Congratulations on getting through Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. You did it! And...here we go again. Another holiday. Another opportunity for difficult emotions to resurface. Valentine’s Day is upon us. It’s hard to escape...

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Prayer Matters

I’ve been a Christian for many years and a lot has happened in my life over those years. In fact, the only thing that has been consistent in my life is inconsistency and change. I’ve gotten to experience the profound moment of life entering the world as I welcomed...

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