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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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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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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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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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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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Five Things I Probably Shouldn’t Say On Social Media

I have discovered over the last couple of weeks that the more tired I am, the less my filter works…And I am tired y’all… I posted on facebook this morning about how tired my suitcase is, which prompted the first … 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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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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