Monthly Archives: June 2014

Not “super”

One of the hardest lessons in my life is that I cannot do it all. I grew up striving for excellence and a well-earned “atta girl” at the end of the day. This work ethic is fabulous when it comes … Continue reading

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Thanks be to God

My family has arrived in our new state. It has been an exhausting, frustrating, emotional journey, but we are here. We have been covered in prayer and supported by so many, who came to help pack and spend time with … Continue reading

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Journey and destination

Today begins our new adventure. The house is 98% packed, just some kitchen things to take care of- last dishes, etc. The U-Haul is packed as well, just waiting the beds and final boxes. Hubby will drive the moving truck … Continue reading

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Gains and losses

Once my husband and I knew we were moving the question came, “What to do with the livestock?” We had thirty-five birds: chickens, ducks, and geese and two goats (a nanny and her kid). We sold the birds almost immediately, … Continue reading

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Here and there

These past three weeks have been a roller coaster ride of emotions, exhaustion, and nervous excitement. It seems as if every twist and turn has brought a new vista and the sensation of my stomach dropping to my knees all … Continue reading

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Job: before and after

Job is the one person in the Bible who many see as the example of long-suffering. Not many seem to remember the rest of his story. In the beginning of the book Job, Satan comes to God, (Job 1:6-12) “Now … Continue reading

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Conflict and Reconciliation

Conflict. I hate the word, hate how it effects people, hate how it effects me. Conflict stinks. Sometimes conflict comes into my life because of someone else’s behavior, sometimes it’s my own fault. Either way, Scriptures tells us in 1 … Continue reading

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Men-folk

I was just talking with my best friend yesterday, about her grown sons and my teenage sons. When boys and men speak, it is vital to listen. It may be interrupting your “to-do” list, but the biggest thing on the … Continue reading

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