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The Good Life

It’s time I took my own advice. Divorce is difficult, but it doesn’t mean life is over. I’ve been regrouping and reconnecting and, to be honest, just resting in between various jobs. Now, I’m excited to rediscover me. Who DID God create me to be? Who am I outside of marriage and motherhood? Who are […]

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Scary Close by Donald Miller – Read it! Nuf said

Scary Close was recommended to me by a dear friend who said it changed the way she and her husband view their relationship; and I mean changed in a good way. Donald Miller is already one of my favorite nonfiction authors, so no one had to twist my arm. I’ll just say, I read it […]

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Faith and Fenders

After read-ending a luxury sedan on my way to the gas station yesterday, I nearly burst into tears. Life has been a bit too busy lately with no one in particular to blame but me. Why is my schedule so full, and when did my normal pace morph into near insanity? While reading Ruth Haley […]

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The Right Road

I read an interesting statement in a small book today…The author pondered, “I wonder whether struggle is the confirmation that we’re on the right road and whether blue skies are actually a warning sign.” She got me thinking back to several times in my life when I thought, or didn’t think, I was walking the […]

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One Thousand Gifts

“Eucharisteo” – thanksgiving – always precedes the miracle. I haven’t been able to get that simple, yet powerful, sentence out of my mind since reading it in Ann Voskamp’s book, “one thousand gifts.” How do we give thanks through trauma and tragedies? Through setbacks, failures, disappointments, and everyday struggles? And what exactly constitutes a miracle? […]

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