Author: Camila

From the mountains of North Carolina. New widow of a man from Iran. Mother of one precious girl. Anti-human trafficking expert. Pro-life leader. Sister to 16 siblings. Daughter of God.
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Celebrating Life Again

I am completely in love with my daughter.  There was a time when the idea of us taking adventures togetherContinue Reading

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God Provides Blessings Overflowing in the Midst of Sorrow

When your heart is broken and your eyes filled with tears, it can be hard to see the glass ofContinue Reading

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Choosing to Count Blessings on Valentines Day

This post is not born out of an overflowing of joy today, but out of the desperate need to surviveContinue Reading

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Celebrating the Things God Created You to Enjoy – Learning to Praise Again

Mommy and Me ballet classes were the first thing that created that spark of hope that Zoya and I wouldContinue Reading

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Became Flesh

It is so easy when remembering the spiritual world exists along with the physical world, to restrict God to theContinue Reading


Individualism Robs

This SHOULD have been an idyllic afternoon. It all went according to plan. Eight plus hours of sleep, followed byContinue Reading

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Help IN TROUBLE, Not Out of Trouble

Reading the scriptures since Shah died, I continually notice that God promises to help us and strengthen us in timesContinue Reading


How 7 Widowed Fathers Overcame Their Fear That ‘The Wrong Parent Died’ – TIME

I don’t need to apologize because some good has come from my nightmare. None of us do. There is soContinue Reading

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Decluttering Results

I have seen that a lot of people are doing a 30 day decluttering in January. I did a majorContinue Reading

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Weekend Breakthrough – Rest and Recreation

I really appreciated everyone’s ideas and thoughts about rest and recreation when I was at a total loss.  Rest isContinue Reading