Tag Archives: alcoholism

Silence

Sometimes it’s a lack of words…other times a too busy season…maybe just a season of life… Then there are the silent times when you have all of the words but you can’t use them because to speak them…write them…is to … Continue reading

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It Is Not Just Okay…31 Days…A Glimpse Into Our Everyday Life…Day 13

This post is linked with Grace and Truth – go share the love! I remember the first time our pastor said that there may be times in our lives when we are the ones who will need to be ministered to. … Continue reading

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First 5…31 Days…A Glimpse Into Our Everyday Life…Day 7

I am full of good intentions. They fill my brain to the brim. I am also awesome at follow through, except not. I started doing the “read the bible in a year” in January. By April I was still on … Continue reading

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Jesus Wept

I knew I was in trouble when I read the outline in the bulletin at church Sunday…the story of Lazarus…the shortest…most powerful verse in the Bible. John 11:35 Jesus wept. The worship music…the song that left me unable to sing…mouthing … Continue reading

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Pulling Weeds

I just finished pulling weeds…for an hour…okay…for 40 minutes…but I continued to sweat like I was still out there for another 20 minutes so let’s call it good. I don’t pull weeds. Or garden. It’s not my thing. I don’t … Continue reading

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Love Wins

   I had a little housealltomyself night tonight and turned a movie on.  One of those movies where I could get lost in the plot and not relate to anything in the movie.  Except not.  The movie is Black or … Continue reading

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It’s Been 2 Months and 8 Days…

   Blogging has been #offthebeam lately. For 2 months and 8 days. Exactly.  Mostly because there’s so much to write about. And also because words haven’t been coming easily to me lately.  Or maybe because so many things I want … Continue reading

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She’s Only Thirteen Once

This is the hardest part of writing; if we write it as it really happened, we have to bleed on paper. @Allyvest on Twitter I came across this on Twitter in the middle of sharing pictures from Alex’s first formal. … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Because when your husband is in rehab and you don’t get to spend Valentine’s Day together you get him a cake from his favorite bakery and stay up until 3 am to make 56 goodie bags with his favorite candy…and … Continue reading

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Favorite Five Friday – Week 2

  Today, the pastor who has invested in us…fought for us when we weren’t fighting for us…believed in us…hurt with us…rejoiced with us…is following God’s call on his family and moving out of state. When we first found out, I … Continue reading

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