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Heading in the right direction

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Many of us are feeling the change in schedule, school is beginning. It might be the first steps of a pre-schooler or kindergartener going into the brightly colored classroom or the last box unpacked in your child's dorm. It's a big change in everyone's lives. We as parents or family members have to trust they will be okay.

"When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer." -Corrie Ten Boom

We have to rely on our faith and trust even as we can't see the tracks before our eyes. In our lives, we aren't our own engineers, our Heavenly Father is. Don't you feel the weight falling off of your shoulders about now?

"But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him.
They will be like a tree planted by the waterthat sends out its roots by the stream.It does not fear when heat comes;its leaves are always green.It has no worries in a year of drou…

Life in pieces

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This picture represents what we have in our lives, pieces of ourselves. This jumble we may have in our lives can be fitted together like these building bricks.

Start by finding the bright pieces-your family and friends, connections. Spend time with them to bring splashes of joy into your life. Then see how other parts can fit together, dust off the schedule you've hidden all summer. Go get some fun markers or pens to make the project exciting to tackle. As school comes around, the kids will have sports, or other events to take part in. Mark them down on the schedule or use your app to keep track. On those nights, de-stress by having a quick and easy dinner-breakfast for dinner, sandwiches, something you don't have to think about.   

The T-Rex in the photo represents excitement, an adrenaline rush. Get that new release by your favorite author and start reading. Grab your family or friends and go on a hike, get outdoors, see some of the Lord's beautiful creations. Go to a m…