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When God Seems “Mean”

“God is so mean,” Brennan pronounces as I hold him on the rocking-recliner in his bedroom. “Why?” I inquire.  A bit take-aback, to be honest.  I never know how to respond to these type of statements.  I realize my response … Continue reading

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Confessions of a People-Pleasing, Recognition-Desiring Momma

“I think I might get the Sunshine Award tomorrow,” Micah, my third-grader, informs me one evening recently. My heart sinks. I happen to know that if he was the recipient of this award, I would already have been contacted by … Continue reading

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God at Work in Little Lives

What do tic tacs, an older sister, a DVD, and a carton of eggs have in common?  They are all accomplices to one of the biggest decisions in each of my children’s lives. The decision to ask Jesus into their hearts. … Continue reading

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Taking in the Weather

I woke up the morning of the election only to discover that I didn’t know who I was going to vote for that day. This is a scary confession for me to make.  Scary because some people may have judgmental reactions to this.  … Continue reading

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Elbow Grease

I can’t imagine life without my Swiffer Wet-Jet.  Seriously.  How did anyone ever keep their kitchen floors clean before the invention of this marvelous tool?  Mopping requires way too much work.  And scrubbing the floor on my hands and knees?!  … Continue reading

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The Story of Sea Glass…The Story of Me

I love sea glass.  I love its beauty, I love the mystery of what it was, I love the journey of its becoming what it is, and I love what it symbolizes to me. Sea glass is a broken piece … Continue reading

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