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My Big Purchase

My Big Purchase

My father always reminded me to use my time and money wisely when I was growing up. He wanted me to learn the value of the dollar, so when it came time for me to make my biggest purchase- a brand new car -he simply watched me […]

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Ask Me About…

Ask Me About…

From the first year we celebrated the holiday together to our low-key Valentine’s Day dinner last year, we’ve talked about a lot of things in those 18 years. Our hopes, our dreams, our failures, our successes… Our least favorite praise & worship song. Wait, what?? Believe it […]

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Rescued

Rescued

My husband and I were newlyweds when we traveled overseas to the Dominican Republic.   The beaches there are beautiful.  We rode on horses, took a bike ride through the outskirts of the resort we were staying at, and had dinner on the beach. But, we also some […]

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The Day Lightning Struck…

The Day Lightning Struck…

Some people are natural givers. I’m not one of those people. I am a natural saver. My husband, on the other hand is one of those people. He is a natural giver, but he is also a natural spender. So, as one might expect, our first few years […]

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At the Right Time

At the Right Time

Timing is everything. Just a few weeks ago, my husband turned the big 4-0.  (Insert “over the hill” joke here).   As I thought about this milestone birthday for him, I remembered a phrase used in scripture… “At the right time…” There are lots of different scenarios […]

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Cherish the Moments

Cherish the Moments

I was looking down at my cell phone as my daughter was trying to get my attention.  “Mommy!  Look at what I made!” She was trying to get my approval on her drawing. I didn’t look up and murmured, “Hmm..that’s nice.” “No, Mommy, look!” She insisted.  I […]

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When There Are No Words

When There Are No Words

I was in college when two of my classmates died in a boating accident.  We were part of an intimate group of friends, and upon hearing of their death, we were utterly devastated.  While I had been to several funerals up until that time, I felt the […]

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He just didn’t get It…and neither did I

He just didn’t get It…and neither did I

  We had just sat down for family prayer when out of the mouth of my thirteen year old came these words, “Mama, You are so lucky. We all have issues. I’ve got eczema, Josh has feet issues (don’t ask) and Daddy has a cough, but you don’t […]

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My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things

“These are a few of my favorite things…” – what comes to your mind when you hear that line? Throughout the month of December, you will be getting a glimpse of some of our favorite things as they relate to posts that we’ve written. Each week will […]

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If We Don’t Lead…

If We Don’t Lead…

I’ve never thought of myself as a leader. Even something as simple as heading a baby or bridal shower gives me stress. How about I make the spinach dip and someone else be in charge? Please!!! But every now and then, whether I like it or not, […]

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