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How Parenting Taught Me Insufficiency is Okay

Oct 20, 2023 / General     

Most of us want to be in control of things. We want to control people. We want to control circumstances. Basically, we want to control our entire lives. But we all know that we rarely get to decide how life goes. Author Matt Mooney wrote about a time in his life when he realized that self-sufficiency was an impossible goal. Becoming a father for the first time revealed to Matt just how out of control he really is. He writes, “Many of us parent as though we are unwilling to let go of that which we never actually grasped.” Read about Matt’s amazing story of 99 days with his baby.

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