New Coping Mechanisms

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I have never been good with prayer.

I feel uncomfortable with it; I always felt like I wasn’t doing it right. I never found a place between expecting God to intervene (which is trust) and expecting God to intervene (which is presumption).

I knew I shouldn’t expect a sense of calm or peace from my prayerful encounters with the Divine (our relationship with God isn’t based on emotions, after all), but I was broken, and I came to him because I was broken, and lonely, and scared, and I wanted his calming presence and his peace. I loved him, I really, truly loved him, and I wanted him there for me, like he promised. He never seemed to be.

I never knew what to make of that.

In any case, prayer became a place of wrestling, not of rest.

I needed a new coping mechanism, not only for dealing…

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Lessons from The Terranauts: Filter bubbles have nothing on real bubbles

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terranauts_tc_boyleIn a world being redefined by xenophobia and authoritarianism, reviewing books has seemed, well, frivolous of late. I read Italo Calvino’s If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler last month, but was distracted by Trump before I could start a review draft. I tore through Han Kang’s The Vegetarian a week ago, but got sidelined by protests before jotting down any notes. I inhaled Ruth Ware’s The Woman in Cabin 10 on Saturday, but a murder mystery at sea seems silly when staring down an IRL humanitarian crisis. And don’t even get me started on George Washington’s biography—the man once graciously returned a lost dog to a British general, in the middle of a war. Donald Trump’s broadsides feel pettier than usual after even a few pages with the original founding father.

Still, reading a book—preferably one set in a time/place/galaxy far, far, away—can be a welcome reprieve these days, and I really…

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What to do in Times of Vulnerability (4 min read)

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As soon as the southwest monsoon flows over the air there was an occurrence of a vague loneliness I cannot explain. The moisture-laden wind carries with it a painful sensation I do not even want to go back to. The climax of the summer heat is almost over and the season was telling me June is coming.  I wish I have the power to remove it from the calendar of time because it brings with it the memories of the most unbearable agony of losing my son.  And I’m scared.

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How To Finally Get Your Blog Off The Ground (2 min read)

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Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: M. Davis

Founder & Owner of:Clear Dope

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Successful Living Writer


1. Write quality content.

Spend enough time to write as valuable and cool posts as you can. Plus sometimes people get more drawn to the pictures than the actual content, so get cool images. The internet is full of them, you just have to search, but don’t forget about the writing. Content should be your main focus.

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Mommy Time

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I am personally a part of some pages that I know us busy moms would love. Sometimes we just need a break or we need to vent. Sometimes we also just want to have a decent adult conversation with another mom that is not currently in our inner circle, well here are some places to do so. Make new friends, share, get questions answered or answer some. Sign up for giveaways or post some if that’s what you are into. Whatever it is that you want out of a place just for moms, you can find it within the links below:

http://www.mombloggersclub.com/

http://www.cafemom.com/

Moms and Dads can explore the links below!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg5UnhEow40dMqT8RE7yt1A

http://thewandasncrediblelateshow.blogspot.com/

wandasncredible appreciates you!

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