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Hush now

During a typical weekend, I have a routine of housework and yard work. We live on a couple of acres which I mow each week. It is one of my longest tasks, but most fulfilling when I see it completed. … Continue reading

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Doors, windows, and hallways

So, today being the last day of the work week became the last day of work for me. No I was not planning to leave, but I have left. I have suddenly had an entire day open up to me … Continue reading

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Looking for hope

My days seem full of brokenness lately. Not within myself, but within those round me. I hear the sadness in the voices of those who cannot imagine how they will pay their rent for the month, let alone feed their … Continue reading

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What’s in a name

When I was born my folks expected a boy. My mermaid cousin had been born just a few months before me, prior to her it had been over 120 years since a girl was born in our family line. So … Continue reading

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The little things are the best things

Last night my favorite blond son messaged me and shared a tender part of his heart with me. I am guarding what he shared with lots of love and prayers for him. I am very honored that he would share … Continue reading

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When the words don’t come

I have been silent for a few days, busy with work and day to day life. Wanting to write, but unsure of what to say. I have always been more comfortable with guys than girls as friends- minus my three … Continue reading

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The day I realized I wasn’t perfect

Ok, there are many days when I realized I was to perfect. Like the day in grade school when someone did not want to be my friend because I did not fit in their group. I had moved to the … Continue reading

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First, second, and third

“On the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark. She saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb,” (John 21:1). The Sabbath laws allowed a person to only … Continue reading

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Cracking the window

If you’ve been following along this past week, you know life’s been pretty gritty. I have been battling anger, brokenness, sorrow, and loss. I have cried, which is a sure sign that it is bad, and I have wanted to … Continue reading

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Clouds and sunshine

The past few days here in Nebraska we have had beautiful spring weather. Sunshine and warm breezes in abundance, birds singing in the trees, buds breaking through after a harsh winter, grass turning a vibrant green. Today, more than half … Continue reading

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