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blog, Personal Struggles

Can’t it just be over already?

This week my little one has had terrible teething troubles. This meant that I had to be awake for most of the night, nursing and comforting as a mama should. I really do thank God that we forget all the pain of those early years. I will never be able to understand what my dear one is going through, and a few days from now she will probably have no recollection of the pain. Comforting.

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The Gospel

We don’t need another hero

We live in the day and age of the superhero franchise. Marvel and DC comics have successfully made movies based on superhero stories a must watch. Each one of the heroes has an origin story, a tale that outlines the hero’s fate as decided on by factors beyond their control. Although none of them set out to be heroes, they find themselves compelled to take a stand against crime. Tragedy usually strikes, propelling the yet to be discovered hero into his destiny, forcing him to emerge. These stories often portray the heroes as individuals with needs, weaknesses, and even passions, like our own, who choose to set them aside, accepting the life of loneliness and secrecy to protect those they love and a city in need.

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