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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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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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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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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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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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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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