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Confusion: My Baby Is Riding a Bicycle

Look at this picture of my little boy riding a bicycle for the first time! Super cute, right?  Of course.   But that is not what I thought when I saw them come around the corner of the house with...

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House Pictures – Now with Siding!

I’ve been waiting to post pictures until the siding is done. But I feel like sharing a little early.  This has been Brad’s project this summer when he isn’t at work.  He has done a beautiful job and the back...

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Why I Can’t Get Ahead of the Mess

As I walk thru the disaster zone that is the living space of my house – credit due to my children and their love for things but aversion to picking up – I consider cleaning.  How would I even BEGIN...

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I’m Not Sitting Alone

I’m sitting in a tough moment.  Been there?This current struggle does not happen and then go away.  It follows me everywhere.  Especially in quiet moments.  Whether I am lying in bed trying to go to sleep, or driving down the...

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Handing God My List

“But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God.” John 3:21     This summer has not been good.  Hate to be...

Jesus Says “Pity Parties Are Ok” 1

Jesus Says “Pity Parties Are Ok”

Alright, maybe that isn’t an exact quote. 😉After a conversation with a friend, I did an Internet search on what the Bible says about loyalty.   One writer immediately cites Mark 12:31 – “Love your neighbor as yourself.”  That wasn’t...

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Attention Personality Type B

Is it just me, or do we tend to believe (unconsciously maybe) that things should and will just fall into place?  Not to say we don’t worry.  We worry.  But sometimes we hope that, despite our lack of planning or...

Who Said You Were Qualified for This? 0

Who Said You Were Qualified for This?

The other day I found myself asking what makes me qualified to blog or speak or write in a community of believers.  I think this is a valid question. I felt compelled to explore. In my Bio I explain a...

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Does Your Behavior Define You?

I hope not.  There was a sign on Facebook that someone posted recently. It said, “Your beliefs don’t make you a better person, your behavior does.” Of course lots of people “liked” this idea. I like the idea of holding...

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For Dream-Seekers Like Me

Life is constantly about making choices. Sometimes those choices are easy. Sometimes they are really hard. One bossy factor when it comes to making choices is that there are only 24 hours in a day. Somedays this seems to be...

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