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friends

The leaves on the trees are changing…and so am I. I have a lot of amazing friends, both in real life and the ones across this beautiful globe whom I’ve met online. I cherish each and every one of them. One of the things they all have in common (in addition to being immense blessings […]

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I’ve been writing in this space for almost 8 years. Part of me feels like I’ve shared so much of myself while the other part of me, knows I haven’t really shared much of anything. I’m good at that. Too good. My life is marked by the ability to only let others see what I […]

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*deep breath* My eyes are closed as I exhale, trying to find the place to begin… You know how when you haven’t seen a good friend in awhile and you can’t remember the last thing you talked about and then you realize they don’t know how something life changing turned out? And you want to […]

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Our wonderful church needed another chaperone for the girls to go camping. I prayed they’d find someone. I heard the Lord volunteer me. “If you’re going to be in, I need you to be all in.”, were my pastor’s words of sobering encouragement. “Ok. I’m all in.” I knew the Lord was asking me to […]

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Our picture window the canvas, my daughter, husband and An Ordinary Mom‘s kids, the artists. Armed with a small arsenal, child-like imaginations loosed to create a visual wonderland for us to enjoy while the cold months of being inside drone along, winter-themed window clings find homes. Giggles, collaboration, chatter, bonding and joy ensued. As we […]

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Beloved, I was out of town at a Christian womens blogging conference last week. Little did I know it would be more about my walk in Christ than anything else. God used this event and the weeks preceding it to challenge, heal and change me in a deep and lasting way. His work continues as […]

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Blurred images, streaks of color, shadows of light flicker in front of me. Shapeless lines, distant voices, echoing laughter inside of me. Rewinding the tape, eyes closed, I’m remembering. The last few days of life, playing over and over inside me. New faces, new revelations, new confidence, new courage, new tears, new laughter, bubble to […]

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