Category Archives: Personal Ponderings

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Books that Shaped Me (part 3)

And now here I am: married with 5 young children, homeschooling and seeking to make our home a place that welcomes the presence of Jesus. There is never enough time in the day to read all I want, write all … Continue reading

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Books that Shaped Me (Part 2)

I did a vast amount of reading in my college years between class work, assignments, and personal reading. I found I gravitated towards fiction as a way to relax and recharge. My social life was limited in those busy years … Continue reading

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I Know A Little Fellow

I know a little fellow who has the best belly chuckles and most subtle of grins. He adores long hugs and rushes into them head first when he is upset. I know a little fellow who runs with shoulders back … Continue reading

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Books That Shaped Me (Part 1)

Books and writing are partners in value to me. When asked how I prefer to spend moments all to myself I can rarely choose between reading a book or writing in some form or fashion. And when it comes to … Continue reading

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Thoughts After my Birthday

How is it possible for a single day to carry such definition? Perhaps for some of my readership your birthdays are just another day; for me they are a time of reflection and evaluation. Though there are few specific birthdays … Continue reading

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The Yoke

This yoke of life is heavy, The burden presses down. In every step I’m weary, Tears my only sound. Marriages in crisis, Babies ill too young. Familiar disappearing, Farewells remain too long. The needs outweigh my energy, Time slips through … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About It (Part 2)

In my previous post I delved into the looming topic of depression and promised to promptly provide a part two. However, the sequel was delayed because shortly after writing my post I plummeted into a difficult time and it has … Continue reading

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