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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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Ten Minutes…Twice A Week

Texting has long been a life line between me and my husband. About a year ago our pastor recommended we stop talking texting each other all day and either pick up the phone and talk like with our voices and … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Bed

Every time I went out of town I would come home to clothes on my side of the bed. Sometimes folded. On hangers waiting to be hung. In a basket waiting to be folded. Laying haphazardly in a pile, fresh … Continue reading

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Too Hard

The words were not any I was expecting…or even ready to hear. Not this time. I hadn’t prepared myself for this. Other times, yes. But not this time. We made plans. 2015 was going to be a better year. It … Continue reading

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I Won’t Do That Anymore…

I won’t tear the house apart looking for empty bottles… Or pour out the ones I find that you forgot to hide… I won’t lie for you when people ask where you are… Or tell people who don’t need to … Continue reading

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Maybe…Almost

I think…maybe…almost…I would rather not have known what it would be like. The sobriety. What an awful thought. That I…maybe…almost…would give back knowing the real him. I wonder if it would be easier to not blame myself…if I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Sad Movies

Alex and I spent a long overdue “just us” afternoon together. After church we headed to Barnes and Noble and ran in to Tori and took silly pictures, then headed to the mall for a movie. She wanted to see … Continue reading

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Best Friends…Forever?

My BIL got remarried this weekend. To an awesome woman who I love and respect. She has been unofficially part of our family since before I was part of the family. I am super excited for them both. They’re both … Continue reading

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Happy Two Years Sober

August 17, 2012 – August 17, 2014 My husband. Sober. Two years. Y’all. It hasn’t been easy. It hasn’t been the picture I had in my head. It. Is. So. Much. Better. It’s getting better. One. Day. At. A. Time. … 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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