The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18. The past year has been full of ups and downs for me. The greatest blessing has been the birth of my daughter, and the hardest struggle I’ve had to endure is my daddy being diagnosed with dementia. My hero, spiritual authority, and the best father anyone could ever hope for has lost his memories, and due to a stroke he suffered two years ago, he has lost much of his ability to speak. My heart has shattered and has been put back together by a loving God.…