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The Highs and Lows

The Highs and Lows

I had a pretty simple plan today. Work. Come home. Make coffee. Drink coffee. Write my weekly post. All was going according to schedule until I was about 5 minutes away from home. That’s when the tire light came on in my car. Oh great.  Seriously??? I […]

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Sit Back and Enjoy the Ride

Sit Back and Enjoy the Ride

My firstborn son, Josh, received his drivers’ permit earlier this year. So here we were, in a parking lot. I asked my younger son to buckle up as his big brother was about to take over the wheel. When I turned around, this is what I saw. […]

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I Knew You

I Knew You

One of my favorite things to do while I was pregnant with my first child was settle in and read about how she was developing inside me.  The book would describe my baby week by week, and would even use tangible, descriptive words to give me a better […]

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Share Your Story

Share Your Story

                Since I was young, I have strongly disliked public restrooms (especially on road trips). I’m no diva….I just prefer clean bathrooms (and I have a very strong gag reflex).  So, on such family trips, we had a routine. I […]

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Devotional: The Battles Women Face

We are so excited to announce that Whispers & Fringes has published our first YouVersion devotional plan – The Battles Women Face. Check out the link below to subscribe to the plan. These devotions, like the posts you read every week, were written by our team of […]

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New Things

New Things

We were on a road trip…and guess where we ended up for dinner? (Hint: check out the sign in the back). Talk about comfort zone. It was safe. It was predictable. We knew what to expect. We left full. The next day, my husband consulted Yelp and […]

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We are the Church

We are the Church

We walked out of the sanctuary into our church’s main lobby. I thought my husband was heading toward the free Father’s Day popcorn table. But he wasn’t. He had veered off to the side of the lobby, his arm around the shoulder of a fellow church member. […]

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Fighting Fire

Fighting Fire

There is a fire station on my way to work, and while I wait at the long light for the train to pass by, I have the opportunity to watch the morning routine of the firefighters there. In those early morning hours at the station,  the ladder of […]

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Sword Drills

Sword Drills

Growing up, I was never super competitive…but come “sword drill” time (aka-Bible Reference Competition), I was all in. In case you are unfamiliar, a sword drill is a competition in which one person would stand in front of the church (usually at our once a month Saturday […]

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Bents

Bents

Sometime around the first or second grade, my teeth took on a mind of it’s own. Let’s just say, a significant gap began to form in the center of my smile. (The gap was only in its beginner stage in the picture above) My dads advice, “Molé […]

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