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About wordvessel

Aloha! This blog is a window into the active mind of a wife, mother, woman and individual. I may be busy every moment of every day, but I still have time to think. Many seasons have blossomed and faded within my life, and this blog has endured through all of them. It is safe to say that my writing has matured because of them. I hope that you will be inspired to think in fresh ways as you read my writing. To Jesus be all the glory.

O! This Unhappy Generation

On our morning walk today we passed a group of teenagers waiting for the school bus. They were a diverse group clad in colors ranging from all black to bright. Their hairstyles varied from normal to audacious.  Almost all of … Continue reading

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STARE

Hold still. Let me gaze at your face, Those wondering eyes, your tousled hair. In the busyness of being mom, I rarely stare And absorb the magic of you in this place.   When did you change? Infant, toddler, boy. … Continue reading

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When Life Really Happens

Today is Monday. Monday is often the most dreaded day of the week because it means we have to shift out of weekend mode and get back to the scheduled demands of every day living. This Monday has done its … Continue reading

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Remembering what has been Forgotten

Since I have just completed the reading of Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth , I was prepared to compose a book review about it. I reconsidered this idea because I assume I have a broad readership and the topic would be … Continue reading

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A Child Then and Now

Today my children and I began listening to the audio book version of  Little House in the Big Woods. It has been YEARS since I read this book, and I found myself being pulled into the story as if I were listening … Continue reading

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Starting to Understand

As you read this you might start thinking, “Ha! I figured this out long ago! What took you so long?” Oh well, my prayer is that this little post will encourage those who are beginning to understand just like me. … Continue reading

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Minimizing Motherhood

2018 is a year of immersion in books for me. I know we are only 15 days into the new year but the 5 books I have going have whetted my appetite for more. I don’t expect my reading appetite … Continue reading

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