Tag Archives: alcoholism

How to Paint on Ambien

Sometimes you get home late on a Friday after being out of town for work all week. There’s dishes in the sink. Not really sure when the dryer lint trap was last cleaned. Pretty sure the vacuum was used beyond … Continue reading

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Faith

I tell you the truth, if you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, “Move from here to there,” and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. Matthew 17:20 Mustard … Continue reading

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Fear

Fear. The rock I put down at the marriage conference a brief 6 weeks ago. Only to pick back up a few short weeks later. Not unfounded. Unbearably heavy. June 3rd Day Zero June 4th Day One. Again. He’ll go … Continue reading

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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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