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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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Half Full

   So I just finished mowing. Also. I like to start things with So. It’s my thing. And by just I mean I finished mowing and then got in the shower because how disgusting was I after mowing in 88 … 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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Trash Day

Wednesday is trash pickup day around here. Taking the trash out is one of my least favorite household chores. Rob’s been doing it forever. I hadn’t taken it out in a couple of weeks. So it was a little piled … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Bed

Every time I went out of town I would come home to clothes on my side of the bed. Sometimes folded. On hangers waiting to be hung. In a basket waiting to be folded. Laying haphazardly in a pile, fresh … 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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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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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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