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On truth, lies, and the in between

We have all been told to tell the truth in life.  We tell our kids it’s important, we get mad when politicians don’t, and we may even go so far as to say, “Well, it says to speak the truth … Continue reading

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On accomplishments, community, and clean bathrooms

Since today is Friday, I did the dishes, washed the laundry, vacuumed, made a bowl of popcorn for the boys to have after school, and cleaned the bathrooms. It never ceases to bring me great satisfaction when I see things … Continue reading

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comfort circles

Today I worked in the nursery at my church.  I haven’t worked in the nursery like this in over 15 years.  It was peaceful and fulfilling to rock, play, and coo at little ones who are just learning about their … Continue reading

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Pieces

I’ve been sewing this afternoon, hand-quilting an English paper-piece quilt that I started a few years ago. Each piece of fabric is a one inch hexagon that I hand stitch to the next one until it makes a larger piece. … Continue reading

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New– every single time!

After last night one would think that today would have been full of gloom. I love how God meets us in our mess and gives us rest when we don’t ever expect to find it. My son woke up and … Continue reading

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Honesty

I called my mom the other night to catch up and see how things were going “back home.” I also had a confession to make about something I was struggling with as well. The distance from family has made me … Continue reading

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