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There I was in Publix, attempting the impossible. Again. I can do this…I can do this…I can do this… My post-workout adrenaline inspired me to overcome my pre-workout dread at the idea of lugging my two young kids to the grocery store with me. It had to be done. We were out of food at …
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Now there were set there six waterpots of stone, according to the manner of purification of the Jews, containing twenty or thirty gallons apiece. – John 2:6 NKJV I’ve read those words countless times over the years. But as the man sitting across from me in the circle read them aloud, I felt a lightning …
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No, this is not a post about finding a new job in a week, sorry! This post is for those of you who dread Monday mornings. Okay, lots of people dread Monday mornings, but you start thinking about them as soon as your work week finishes Friday afternoon.  Your Saturday mornings have lost their sweetness …
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My physical therapist preached to me today. Okay, so he didn’t know he was doing it. I was telling him about how I have been waking up with achy muscles in the morning since I started sleeping on my back. He explained that maintaining this position would make my back stronger in the long run …
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Like many other fans of Kristen Heitzmann’s books, I looked forward to the release of this new novel, knowing she had ventured into new territory. I was a little concerned when I heard that the content might not fit normal standards for Christian novels. Some believers may even read this book and take offense at …
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How do you grieve loss on such a grand scale? Those were the first words I wrote in my journal on the evening of September 11, 2001. I don’t remember anything else I wrote. It’s been fourteen years since that day that I felt our country would never be the same. As a flight attendant, …
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Mommy doesn’t feel good… Mommy’s tired… Mommy needs to lay down… Mommy doesn’t feel good… If you have a hard time staring at piled up laundry that needs to be folded, dishes that need to be put away, kids’ homework that needs help, bills to be paid, grocery lists, and objects piled up around the …
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In this post, I share about the privilege of allowing my young son a preview of the dance between a woman and a man. Dear son, Wow. You are a son. What gives me as a woman the right to raise you, a boy? You were my second-born. When your sister came along, I could …
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It is both a blessing and a challenge to raise kids of varying age ranges at the same time. I have the privilege this month of contributing to an exciting new series! It’s called “31 Days of Trusting in God”. Click “read post” below to get the link info. Click here to read my post …
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You may be reading this post because you are heartbroken over the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all fifty states. I’m here to tell you, you don’t need to freak out about this. No, seriously. God is still God. He is still good. And He never changes. But most importantly, I want …
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