Category Archives: Personal Ponderings

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Me, God and the Shark Cake

Our oldest child is turning 4 in a couple of weeks. Like any doting parents would, we have been inquiring into his birthday wishes. For his second birthday we surprised him with a cake designed like the trolley on Mr. … Continue reading

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Take Time for Tea

I like to brew myself a cup of tea each morning with breakfast. There are times when I hesitate: “It takes so long! I probably won’t get more than one sip while it’s still hot. Why bother?” But I brew … Continue reading

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Reaching for the World

I can’t believe it! For the first time in weeks all 4 of my children are napping AT THE SAME TIME!! Every day I work towards this goal and every day at least one pair of large brown eyes refuses … Continue reading

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Brain Power

This weekend was an opportunity for me to catch up with myself after walking through a valley period for the past few weeks. My mind felt saturated with thoughts and experiences and my heart needed time to sift through all … Continue reading

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A Not-So-Typical, Typical Day

It’s not been an easy few weeks for me. It all started when our third child fell and fractured her ankle. My husband left a couple days after that which required me to take all 4 kids to get her … Continue reading

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Days Like Today

I haven’t stopped thinking about that merry-go-round. It reminds me of how life is sometimes. There are days when it seems like we are going in the same direction with no variation and it leaves us dizzy and disappointed.┬áSometimes I … Continue reading

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The Merry-Go-Round

We visited an old playground today. My husband played there when he was not much older than our oldest. A little pathway wove between vintage swing sets, wooden bridges, rustic teeter totters, and an old purple dinosaur. The tall wooden … Continue reading

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