Category Archives: Anxiety

A Faith Crisis

For a few years now, I’ve had a faith crisis of sorts slowly in the works and it all came to a head recently as we’ve been preparing for some changes in our lives.  Changes that, on paper, we can’t … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Comparison

. “You need to watch your sister, she’s better at it than you.” I watched my daughters face fall and instantly regretted my words. I tried to make up for it, explaining that she wasn’t bad, and gave examples of … Continue reading

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Provision (Faithful with Little Farm, part 6)

Ask, and you shall receive …  you have not, because you ask not. – Mat 7:7, James 4:3 . We don’t have the money for a farm. Period. It’s just not there. Maintenance alone on our animals – food, water, … Continue reading

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Waiting

Mocha is still not doing well, the vet called today and she is hardly even standing anymore.  She’s going to try another medication, but after this there may not be much we can do. Mini Pearl will go to the … Continue reading

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I am humbled, and ashamed

I just finished writing something about how one of our goats, Mini Pearl, has an abscess on her face that will need to be tested for an incurable and highly contagious disease called Caseous Lymphadenitis (CL.)  I was writing something … Continue reading

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The Myth of Natural Talent (and ability, and intelligence, and personality, and…) – part four – Mindset

. Why can praising intelligence actually jeopardize a child’s success?  Why are positive labels (“you’re so smart!  you’re so talented!”) dangerous? Last week, I wrote about a neurological substance called myelin which is responsible for the speed at which neurons … Continue reading

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But I Was Content, Yesterday!

With the thoughts regarding finances and provision that have been rolling around in my head lately, regarding finances and provision, this statement by Mrs. Parunak was a beautiful thing to read: There’s a strange thing about contentment. You can lose … Continue reading

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