A Page From My Journal

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Sometimes, it’s just good to know you’re not alone. And that you’re normal. I was looking through my journal this week and thought I’d open a page to you to see if you can relate to my struggle and my prayer that God would help me hold on to what’s true.  I’m hoping we’ll all […]

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Anyone else have a little bit of a sugar hang-over? Valentine’s Day is such a strange day for so many. Lots of expectations, stuff to do, buy, make, say, eat. It really comes down to love, though. How do we give it? How do we receive it? It’s not about relationship status or finding snarky […]

Asking God for Help

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I have big dreams and goals for 2012. I love that a fresh new year is spread out ahead of us, waiting for us to take action. With big dreams comes anxiety at times. I know my weaknesses, my inadequacies. They mock me when I look at my list of goals for the new year. […]

No Picky-ness Allowed

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I won’t let my kids be picky. This is one area of parenting where I won’t back down. We’ve made it through the toddler years and had our share of chicken nuggets and french fries. But with three kids, it’s a weekly occurrence to have a meal that someone’s not very happy to eat. I […]

The Gift of Clarity

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Minute to Win It. 30 Minute Cooking Competition. Survivor Challenge. I admit, I love watching strangers use their skills to conquer a task I’d never even attempt. There’s something about the clarity of the moment, the opportunity. All the distractions of the rest of life fade for a little while. Everything the competitor knows and […]

Update: She Speaks

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Common Ground has generously agreed to cover the cost of conference registration!  Woo-hoo!  So I’m at least half-way there.  The sessions are really long each day: 8:30am-9:45pm.  I’m open to staying with someone in the near-by area, but would really prefer a close-by hotel to eliminate the need for a rental car and commuting. My […]