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    7 Things You Should NEVER Say to a Single Mother

    You’ve probably heard it before – “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”  It’s a cute nursery rhyme we learn as kids, but as we grow up, we quickly learn words do hurt. They can even hurt more than sticks and stones.

    Being a single mother often invites unsolicited comments and opinions from others.

    While some comments may come from a genuine place, they can be internalized negatively by a single mother.

    Of course every single mom’s reactions will be different, but generally speaking, here are seven things you should never say to a single mother:

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    Faith

    That One Scripture I Wanted to Delete from the Bible

    I know. You’re probably looking at your screen like that has to be a typo. But, it’s not, and yes, I’m still repenting for feeling that way.

    Of course I do feel terrible for even admitting it, but it’s true. And since I promised I would tell you the truth – the good, the bad and the ugly – here’s some of my ugly truth.

    Every time I heard this scripture my eyes would immediately twitch and roll. It was like my body was having an allergic reaction to this verse.  I kept hearing this scripture so much it was like God was playing a joke on me.

    No exaggeration, these are how my prayers would go: Continue reading