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It’s an ordinary day. I had coffee with bacon and eggs for breakfast. I’m wearing a pair of jeans I bought in 2004 and a shirt I bought at a thrift store. I made my bed, brushed my teeth, and put my hair in a pony tail. I’ll spend my morning doing math, spelling, and…

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A few of my ordinary days

I took Coco to the vet. I ate some salad. I visited some friends. I drank some coffee. I went back to school. I photographed “Pete”. I went to a football game. I watched a sunset. All very ordinary days. But He was there. In the ordinariness of it all. He was there. And He…

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My Back to School Lesson{Part 2}

I did not plan on this being a two-part lesson. Oh! How The Relentless One must laugh at my plans—or in this case, the lack thereof. If you haven’t read Part 1 you can read it here. This morning as I checked email I had my usual Daily Promise. I subscribed to that a while…

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My Back to School Lesson{Part 1}

When I was a child and teenager I liked to know everything or at least make you think I did. I was the straight-A overachiever who wanted to be the best at everything. My control issues go way back. A few weeks ago, I wrote about Dying to Being in Control. I can assure you—I’m…

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The Little Things

When I left my job twelve years ago to be a full-time stay at home (SAHM) I had a lot to learn. To be honest, I didn’t know what I didn’t know about being at home full-time with three kids ages 1, 3 and 7, a reduced household income, and complete freedom to decide how…

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THE GROANINGS OF MY HEART

I’m a big fan of professional counselors and not just because I’m married to one. Many of the ones I’ve known have been dear friends and I know first-hand their passion for helping people. They bless people every day with their gift of listening and understanding.  I’ve also heard the grateful testimony of individuals who…

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