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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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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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We Don’t Get Do Overs

A year ago today, I had gotten home from leaving Rob at the hospital, slept for two hours, showered, changed and headed back to the hospital. Left Alex and Savannah sleeping, because I was too tired to deal with getting … Continue reading

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It’s Been 2 Months and 8 Days…

   Blogging has been #offthebeam lately. For 2 months and 8 days. Exactly.  Mostly because there’s so much to write about. And also because words haven’t been coming easily to me lately.  Or maybe because so many things I want … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Because when your husband is in rehab and you don’t get to spend Valentine’s Day together you get him a cake from his favorite bakery and stay up until 3 am to make 56 goodie bags with his favorite candy…and … Continue reading

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Pajama Days Are Important

We were actually running on time. On a Monday. IKR The girls had eaten breakfast, got ready and we were out the door. On time. Then we pulled up at school. Saw kids getting out of the cars in front … 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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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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