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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.

Regret or Rejoice?

The day I dreaded since the day she arrived is today. After a rich, 6-week long visit with us that encompassed Quinley’s 4th birthday, a garage sale, Thanksgiving, Christmas decorating and the first day of Advent, my mom had to … Continue reading

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Thankful

I’ve been itching to blog ever since I stepped into my blogging sabbatical so I decided to return for a moment. I’m sure I’ll have something to write for Christmas too. Lately I’ve been thinking about specifics. I see how … Continue reading

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This Season We Are In

There is something about the seasons that prompts me to write about them. I have written thoughts about them in the past (seasons of friendship, for example) and I have a feeling there will be more thoughts to come in … Continue reading

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Dear Quinley

On the eve of your fourth birthday I want you to know that: When your smile dances in your eyes And you giggle from head to toe, When you slip your little hand into mine And announce you have a … Continue reading

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Girls’ Club: Cultivating Lasting Friendship in a Lonely World

If you are female and have ever longed for a friend or to be a friend, you MUST read this book written by Sarah, Sally and Joy Clarkson. This mother-daughter trio eloquently detail the vital qualities of life-long friendship between … Continue reading

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Sabbatical

Hello Faithful Readership, Writing is in my blood and is integral to my personality and identity. With that said, I am feel the need to take a step back from blogging for the remainder of the year for several reasons. … Continue reading

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A Philosophy of Education Part 4: A Body-Supported Mind

In this final segment of my education series I am considering an obvious, but often overlooked, element of a child’s learning: the wellness of the body. There seems to be a disconnect in popular education between the body and the … Continue reading

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