Archive | June, 2013

Mother's Day 2013

Encouragement for Moms

I love being a mother. Motherhood has been one of the greatest blessings of my life. But it is hard work, people. Really, really, hard work. Like 24/7/365 kind of hard work. ‘Cause even when my kids and me (who are all teens right now) are not together I’m still “mother”. I think like a mother and feel…

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BW eric and stacy wedding 3

What’s Your Story?

Last night we had some friends over for our monthly Sunday night fellowship. Each time we have a fellowship we generally invite the same group of people but the group that actually comes is always different due to other commitments or illness. There was no plan or menu. Just the instruction: “Bring your favorite finger…

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pool

Fired, friend, fried chicken

The three youngest teens went to the Big Stuf camp at Panama City Beach with our church the first week of June. From the smiles and stories I would say they had a large time. Out of respect for their privacy and to protect the innocent I will refrain from sharing their stories here. The…

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Encouragement in Adversity

Encouragement in Adversity

Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are. – Memoirs of a Geisha No one likes adversity. At the very least adversity means hardship and trouble. At its worst it can mean pain and suffering,…

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