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Take Time to Rest and Reflect Before the New Year

kathybgc Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 7:40 PM
Our Family of 4 is the subject. I would have myself last if I had used a parenthetical comment, but it wasn't really necessary. Jackie mentions graciousness. Would be neat to see more of that on various blogs. Why do people always have to criticize?

A year ago, I resolved to spend 2012 praying more and, in my prayers, asking for patience. I have prayed, I have asked, I have received, but not enough. Ask my family, and they may attest that I must not have prayed enough, as my patience often runs thin.

This year has been more than interesting and full of challenges. My father, Newt Gingrich, ran for the Republican nomination. Just one year ago this week, on Dec. 27, 2011, our family of four (me, my husband, Jimmy and our two children) boarded a plane from our home in Atlanta to Des...