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I Gave Them to my Children

I had some treasured toy friends when I was a child: a couple of baby dolls, little plastic animals, and an armful of stuffed animals.  I managed to keep these in vintage condition despite having loved them for a couple … Continue reading

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“Look at Me.”

“Look at me, Mama, look at me!” The delighted cry reverberated across the playground as my happy children enjoyed the swings with my mom. For some reason, hearing their voices request my attention gripped my heart in a fresh way; … Continue reading

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Judging Tomorrow

I don’t know about you, but my default is to fret and fear…especially about the future, ESPECIALLY now that I have 4 children.  There’s something about the unknown, or the element of uncertainty about what I do know (or am … Continue reading

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Falling Asleep on my Shoulder

This morning I cut nearly 40 tiny fingernails (give or take a few newborn ones). It’s random facts like that which open my eyes to life right now. Every day there’s the feeding, changing, potty training, cleaning up after, playing, … Continue reading

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Easy

I recently finished reading through the eleventh chapter of the biblical book of Hebrews. I kept on reading through verse three of chapter twelve.  The eleventh chapter of Hebrews is known as the Hall of Faith because it honors the … Continue reading

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Faithful in Florida

Passing another birthday and eagerly anticipating the imminent birth of my second son are perfect reasons for reflecting on all that I have learned about Jesus through my recent history. My reflections gave me pause as I recognized that in … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Marriage

It’s February; this means that we are all a little more focused on love and relationships, right? It was not too long ago that I realized I spend more time pondering and discussing parent-child relationships than I do my marriage … Continue reading

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