Category Archives: reflections

Safe places

My social media feed has been full of posts that begin with, Our/My house is a safe place. This past week, I also posted a similar message, one I adjusted to fit our personal home. With loneliness, depression, anxiety, and … Continue reading

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Here

I’ve been having a lot of weird dreams lately. Dreams about farming and livestock and animals we’ve never had. Pigs, seahorses, reptiles, and sheep, all kept in unrealistic pens. It always makes for a distorted wake up the next morning. … Continue reading

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This day

As I went to bed last night, I checked my social media feed for any recent updates from friends who live on the east coast. The recent hurricane headed their way has drastically increased power and now looms to cause … Continue reading

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The cycle of seven

My mom hung a small wooden sign in my bedroom that said, Lord, please make my stumbling blocks into stepping stones. I thought it was a cute saying, but I didn’t really understand the depth and breadth of the prayer. … Continue reading

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In His hands

My second son is leaving today. My hubby and I just dropped him off at the airport to fly to the west coast. I am not a weepy person- but letting go of the children I carried, nurtured, taught, and … Continue reading

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Grit and truth

In the past few months, people I respect and admire have been put through the ringer. Some made wrong choices, others found themselves in the wake. As my dearest friend and I talked through our perspective about the ringer and … Continue reading

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What is next?

There are few places I go where children are as celebrated as when I am in church. From the nursery room, filled with rockers and soft toys to the high school ministry building with couches and comfy chairs to gather … Continue reading

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Undone

I read a post by a favorite author about the idea, the decision, to allow ourselves to have an unfinished To-Do List. Her words rang deep inside. Her reasons were due to some major life events that were going to … Continue reading

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Little things

Being married is not for the faint of heart. As much as I enjoy a romantic comedy I know the truth that you don’t see on the screen. The passive-aggressive behavior of doing the very opposite of what your spouse … Continue reading

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convenience

We live in a world that strives to make things easier. We have machines that process, plant, pick, prepare, produce, and even purchase on our behalf. Tasks and chores, once done daily by our great-grandparents, are now mechanized, all in … Continue reading

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