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Three Good Men

If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right. There’s no telling how many times I heard that growing up. For most of my life I understood “doing it right” as “doing it perfectly”. I’m beginning to understand it a little differently these days. Paul said in I Corinthians 10:31, “Therefore, whatever you eat or…

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For the World Weary Spirit in All of Us

Did you sleep well last night? These days I’m too hot, too cold, gotta go to the bathroom, gotta get a drink of water, gotta go to the bathroom again, to sleep well. But the truth is I’ve never really been a fall-asleep-when-my-head-hits-the-pillow-and-not-wake-up-till-morning kind of girl. But there have been many times in my life…

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A Weekend Adventure

While we were on our date Friday night we decided to surprise the kids with a Saturday adventure. We called and told them to get in the bed a little early so they could be ready to go by 6:00 a.m. Saturday morning. They were super excited and up early and ready to go before…

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I Declare

Well, I declare! My grandmother used to say that when she was surprised, perplexed, or just didn’t know what else to say. I think I’ve even said it a few times myself when I’ve felt the same way. No doubt this is one reason The Declare {blogging} Conference caught my eye when I received The Hello Mornings Blog…

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The “we” in my weekend

“We” is the nominative plural form of “I”. “I” is good. Sometimes.  I ate the chocolate bar. Just me, myself, and I. Good. But “we” means “I” plus one. “We” means family and people who are like family. “We” means “together”. “We” is good, too. This weekend was about “we”. And it was very good. We caught fish….

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