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  1. Marcia, you’re a parent who teaches Christ’s empathy. All of us, kids or adults, want to navel gaze. Narcissistic worry is a tempting past-time. Looking up and out and around is the only way to go if we say we want to live as Jesus did. Thank you!

    Lyn

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  2. Marcia – the Holy Spirit sent me to your site this morn. I was not even looking for it and here I am! I have been in the same boat re: gratitude with my children of late. I so needed to read this post. I am grateful your message was here for me to read and could articulate for me my exact feelings. So glad to know you are here in this space and I will return often. Can’t wait to read your new book too. We need to catch up soon! love and peace, kate

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  3. Andrea

    Marcia…thank you for your transparency and for being willing to share your experiences as a mother who sees the big picture…who strives to raise up her children in a way that is meaningful and bold and goes against the grain sometimes…they are blessed to call you mom…and I’m grateful for teachable moments like these that I can put in my back pocket for the future!!!

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  4. Jane Orth

    Marcia-
    You are a wise and poetic mother. Keep it up.

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  5. Marcia,
    I’m not one to say “the Holy Spirit” lightly, though maybe I should! But the Holy Spirit, I swear, sent me this page tonight, late. I was so engaged with this entry about parenting. . .my daughter is grown up, now, but I still appreciate the reassurance this entry gave me. thank you!

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