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Concrete Floors

Two and a half years ago…I remember a time where I wasn’t always wondering when the next rug would be pulled out from under me. It was Thanksgiving. My youngest girl and I had gone to Ohio for the week. … 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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And A Very Merry Facebook Christmas To You

I think many of us are guilty of two things that we would rather not admit. 1) Our Christmas did not look exactly like the pictures and/or sentiments we posted on Facebook. Only the good stuff made it online. The … Continue reading

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About A Dog…

His story starts with a Facebook post…a family at our church looking for a new home for their new puppy…But not quite sure they could really give him up…Me questioning why I would possibly think a new dog would be … Continue reading

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Hope

Sometimes things happen in life that leave us raw…aching…overwhelmed…exhausted. And some times those things aren’t for sharing…Not because we’re keeping secrets…or trying to “hide” our reality…or putting on a fake image of perfection…but simply because people knowing often means people … Continue reading

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This Is What It Means To Be Held…

  You know that time when you had to be somewhere in an hour, but you laid down, just to rest for fifteen minutes, because you almost actually fell asleep while driving home? And you just needed to close your eyes … Continue reading

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On My Heart

A friend posted this link (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-tian-dayton/the-child-next-door-may-n_b_4716179.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp) a few months back. I started to read it. Stopped. Went back, started over. I’m not sure how long it took me to get through the whole article the first time. I still can’t … Continue reading

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I Go To Work Because………

So I have this mantra…it’s not original…and I didn’t even start repeating it to myself…a dear dear friend reminds me of this little chant every time I am struggling with working and not being home with my girls…not being there … Continue reading

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It’s Not Soda…

    I have given something up for Lent since I can remember. I was raised Methodist and was told that you just give something up…like a sacrifice…something you like…not like give up anchovies. As a family, we have given … Continue reading

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Did You Get That…???

Déjà vu, from French, literally “already seen”, is the phenomenon of having the strong sensation that an event or experience currently being experienced has been experienced in the past, whether it has actually happened or not. ( Wikipedia ) I have … Continue reading

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