Archive of ‘encouragement’ category

What to do on the hard days

By Genny

Me and Michelle.

My daughter Katie and I, and a few of her friends and their parents, sit outside on the restaurant patio and eat lunch. One of the moms asks me about the move and how I’m doing. I tell her we leave in less than a week, the movers come tomorrow, and things are chaotic as we […]  Continue reading

This friend…

By Genny

“This all has to stop,” my friend sobs on the other end of the phone. I listen and nod. “I know,” I tell her. “I know.” And as I grapple for words–any words that might give her comfort right now–my heart breaks for this sweet friend of mine. This friend who, just an hour before […]  Continue reading

Yes, you are…

By Genny

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I walked into the locker room at the gym the other day when a woman passed me, smiled, and said out of the blue, “You’re pretty.” I did sort of a double take, thinking she was talking to someone behind me, but there was nobody there. By the time I realized she was talking to me, she’d turned […]  Continue reading

Because of you…

By Genny

*It’s been a really busy week so I’m putting this post up again, as a quick reminder of how much we impact each other. :) Because of you… I was at the gym the other day when I overheard two women talking… “I did not feel like working out today,” one of them said. “Well I’m glad […]  Continue reading

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