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A Metaphor for Young Moms

As I listened to my oldest daughter talk about the life of a young mom the other day, I clearly remembered writing this journal entry years ago.  The feelings of loneliness, boredom, doubt and exhaustion came flooding back and I had to … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Easter

 And he said, “The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life.” … Continue reading

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Family Storms

Steve and I were lucky enough to lead a marriage conference at our church recently.  Let me just say that it was terrifying!  On the one hand, being with people that we know and love made it easier to step … Continue reading

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Wrapped up in Love

Homemade cotton quilts have a smell – a  mix of dust, smoke from winter fireplaces, hints of grass and soil from summer picnics and the musty fragrance of a cedar chest. They also tell a story.  The pink dogwood print … Continue reading

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The Wind In Our Sails

Over the years, I’ve come to notice that life is much more about uncertainty than it is about certainty.  There are a few things I feel sure of, but on a bad day I can even question those.  That’s the … Continue reading

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Becoming a Country Wife

I like country music. I like how it tells a story that average people understand.  I like that it stirs up emotions and memories in my mind.  I like that it often portrays a life-style that holds to traditional values  … Continue reading

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Echoes Of Reality

Have you ever had one of those moments that’s so wonderful  it leaves an emptiness  in your heart?  One of those moments in which your soul aches  because of the beauty you see,and because you realize there has to be so much more? … Continue reading

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