Monthly Archives: December 2012

Need Money. Homeless with Baby

Oh yes, my daughter and I ventured out to the local mall in hopes of uncovering some great deals today. Little did I know what was in store for me from God! The day after Christmas is always a great … Continue reading

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Share Your Faith Journey

As I was sitting in church last Sunday, the message came to me loud and clear. “Giving of yourself is the most precious gift you can give someone,” the priest spoke those words to the congregation. My mind started to … Continue reading

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My Sweet Katie

You know there are some days that you cannot see the light at the end of the tunnel. That hit me hard last year at this exact time in my life. Years of caring for my daughter, Katie, had finally … Continue reading

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False Expectations (Perfectionism)

Sometimes I like to live life in my little dream world. I create the perfect picture of life and pretend that mine follows that example. It sets me up for nothing but sorrow. You heard me right; it leaves me … Continue reading

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A Sea of Bitterness and Blame

This weekend I was traveling to a funeral and hadn’t heard the news of the shooting in Newtown, CT. My husband and I were listening to Christian Radio and we kept hearing them pray for those in Newtown, but no … Continue reading

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Surrounded by Friends, Yet Alone

Life would be so much easier if I would just do what I want. Live for me only. Find success through my own eyes. Making choices that make only me happy (okay, and maybe a few of my best buddies). … Continue reading

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Recharging my Soul

Blank, blank and oh yeah, it’s still blank. I was staring at a blank page on my screen this morning. This doesn’t happen often. Today was one of those days. I read through several different blog sites looking for some … Continue reading

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Hitting the Wall

Since July of this year, Pete and I have experience the death of 5 family members. Last night, we lost Uncle Jim. Sometimes I have to wonder, “What on earth is God trying to teach me through these difficult moments … Continue reading

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Planning Without Trust

Do you ever make plans for your future? Sometimes, Pete and I will take time to really plan out our financial and personal paths in life. While this is a great way to really communicate our desires with each other, … Continue reading

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Living Simply off Beans and Rice

“Live Simply so Others May Simply Live” –St Elizabeth Ann Seton During this Advent season when gift buying and shopping are high priorities, I cannot help but think of St Elizabeth Ann Seton. Her popular quote, “Live simply so others … Continue reading

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