I married into the beautiful name of Grace 23 years ago with my husband Randy. Our “his, hers, and ours” family includes five children, ages 17-33. We’ve navigated bumpy roads and thorny circumstances as part of our stepfamily journey. But we’ve experienced God’s grace that offers second chances, hope for harmony, and new tomorrows.
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In my mom's last year with Alzheimer's, she rarely knew my sisters or me. At times, my immature self would get irritated with her confused look, and I wanted to yell, "How can you not know me? I've been your daughter for fifty-five years!" But my mature self always stepped in and took over. I reminded Mom—again—who I was, wrapped my arms...
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