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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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To Count Or Not To Count

90 Days. The early morning text from my husband, followed by a picture of his 90 day chip. I haven’t been counting the days this time. I’ve counted them every time. I always have to start over. If I don’t … 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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Toes…31 Days…Day 15

I know. There are so many things you want to know about my toes.  I want to tell you everything.  But I’ll stick to the most important things tonight.  I hate my left little toe. I mean. I must. It … 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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Thankful Thursday…31 Days…A Glimpse Into Our Everyday Life…Day 8

There have been many times this year I’ve had to stop and consciously choose to be thankful.  To be thankful for happy moments, big and even small miracles, and surprise gifts is easy.  To find a way to be thankful … Continue reading

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My Love/Hate Relationship with Timehop

I discovered Facebook in June of 2009. I know. I am an early adopter. After fighting it for years, my then 13 year old needed it to keep up with youth activities at church, so I needed it too. I … 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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