Posts tagged "God"

So many in need, who do you help?

The holidays are a beautiful time to reflect on your faith, those you love and the blessings you are grateful for. But we can’t deny that this also can be a tough time of year for families everywhere. Even if you have a good job, a typical family usually has each dollar earmarked for a... Read more »

My message to M.O.P.S (Moms of Pre-Schoolers) - Beautiful Mess

Good morning, my name is Amanda Marrazzo, friends and family call me Amy.   I have been asked to come and talk to you this morning about my experiences as a mom, specifically on this theme of a Beautiful Mess.   What a huge topic to speak on.   We all have come from different... Read more »

Jerry Kill and his new purpose

Many who know me know that I don’t follow football, much less college football, nor do I know the players’ names, much less the coaches. But now, thanks to epilepsy, I do  know who University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill is. Like my own 14-year-old daughter,  Abby, Jerry Kill has epilepsy. He  has recently... Read more »
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The Other Side-truly Chicago's very own story of addiction, recovery and friendship - oh and Jimmy Kimmel talked about it last night! Here is how it all began!

In September of 2009, Chris Reed was 19 years old lying in a hospital bed — after his third heroin overdose — telling his family he wanted to die. With a raging drug addiction that began when he was just about 14 with alcohol and marijuana, he had hit his rock bottom. But today, Reed,... Read more »

Breaking free from our prisons

There are heartaches and troubles all around the world today. No one is exempt from pain. You see the rich and famous, and think, they have perfect lives. But, I trust they are in their own personal prisons. My family and I have had more than a few bumps.  But, we are no better off... Read more »

Made it to church today, reminded of a very important lesson

Well, if anyone was wondering, we went to  church today (yesterday) as a family, although it was cold and no one really felt like going, we went. The message was perfect for the way I was feeling. Pastor Dan talked about people being so busy and being more preoccupied with Facebook and those so-called “friends”... Read more »
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