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Embrace the Struggle, Don’t Run From It

By Cory Hanson One day, every child will experience what life is like living on their own, or without parents taking care of them. It can be hard to not be your child’s safety net as they grow. We don’t want to see kids scrape their knees, fail a school project, get their heart broken … Continue reading

Struggle ends when gratitude begins

“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” ~Epictetus ** It’s a lifelong struggle, isn’t it? Looking back at an imperfect past, stuck on “if only.” Looking forward towards an uncertain future, with a wish upon a star. Shunning the … Continue reading

Work for progress, not perfection

Written by Scott Uecker (Edited by NHU Editor) When Hollywood decides to make a biopic of your life, you have definitely made it! After all, only the interesting and provocative are made into a Hollywood movie. The movie I am talking about is Lincoln, which provides an in-depth peek into President Abraham Lincoln’s life. No, … Continue reading

Wake Up and Live

“It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” ~ George Eliot, English novelist (1819 – 1880) As children we are told that we can accomplish anything that we put our minds to; and in our wide-eyed innocence we truly believe that we can, and off we go! As time passes, however, we … Continue reading

My Brother the Olympian

A reflection written by a guest blogger. When my brother was born I was told that he would not be doing all the things that other children would do.  I watched him put forth a tremendous effort to take his first steps.  I watched him laboriously learn to write.  I watched him struggle and learn to … Continue reading

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