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A New Challenge

Our life has changed a little bit around our house.  Recently, Pete left his job of 20 years and jumped into unemployment.  His job had served our family well for 20 years and now it was time to move on: … Continue reading

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Where’s The Instructions For Raising a King?

It wasn’t what I thought. It was WAAYYY hard. There was no instruction manual, and there were many times I would have given my life for some kind of instruction. No one in my family could help me. They had … Continue reading

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The Scariest Mom Moment in My Life

This cannot be. It seemed like just the other day that I was driving for the very first time. In fact, until I looked in the mirror, I was sure I was still 15 myself. Well, it is sad to … Continue reading

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Judgmental Jabs

It happens.  We all do it.  I could give you a million examples in my own life when it has happened to me.  You know what I am talking about.  We judge.  We make determinations based on past experiences that … Continue reading

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Heh God, I Get It Already!

Have you ever been in the midst of so many trials that you ask God, “What is going on here?  What are you trying to teach me that I am not getting?”  This weekend I spent a beautiful day at … Continue reading

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The Lord Giveth and The Lord Taketh Away

Job 1:20-22 Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped. He said, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, And naked I shall return there. The Lord gave and … Continue reading

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For The Sake of Jesus

Back to life, back to reality. Today, my family was slammed at 5:30am with the reality that vacation was over. Ouch. As we drove Megan to school, TJ realized that he had left his lunch at home. Things were going … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection Day 1 – Ash Wednesday

As I woke up today, I realized that it was Ash Wednesday. The first day of Lent has arrived! On my blog Monday, I talked about what Lent means to me, and Ash Wednesday has just confirmed it for me. … Continue reading

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The Family Meal

They all rushed into the kitchen as the aroma of dinner hit upstairs. Tuesday evenings are the one night where everyone seems to be home for dinner. This Tuesday even Pete made it home from work in time to sit … Continue reading

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