The evolution of “Mom”

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.  Proverbs 22:6 I have had the pleasure of spending lots of time with my girls over the last couple of weeks.  Ok- honestly, some of these times were not pleasurable at all, and were […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things

My hubby and daughters know me so well…they couldn’t wait to give me their favorite gift yesterday morning-  the anniversary addition of the Sound of Music on DVD! I remember the very first time I saw it. I was about 8 years old. It used to come on TV around Easter.  The first scene I […]

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A Love Note- Hair today, gone tomorrow

I shed. A lot. One day I was standing in the shower, and noticed a wad of hair stuck to the shower wall.   Except that it was not just a normal wad of hair… it strangely resembled the letters EWW. “Did you see the note I left for you?”  my husband asked me later […]

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Making Beautiful Things

You’re making all things  Beautiful in Your own time Use these hands of mine! Early on this Christmas Season, I made a vow to do much less shopping and to spend more time making things for others.  I made a scarf several weeks ago, and although it was not perfect, my oldest daughter told me […]

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Twilight Haiku

Air-brushed and vibrant His glory shines at twilight hushing all who sees The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy.  Psalm 65:8 Amazing sunsets always make me thankful.  Thankful for another day.  Thankful for a new beginning tomorrow.  Thankful for all […]

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Letting SELF get in the way of JOY

Too many times I have let my SELF get in the way of experiencing His abundant JOY. How many times have you declined an invitation to spend time with someone because you didn’t like the restaurant they chose, or didn’t have the right clothes to wear?  Petty things, aren’t they? Just the other day, my […]

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Wish I could take your place

I experienced something recently that any mother can identify with.  My 8 year old was in terrible pain and nothing I did made it better.  She had a horrible toothache and was running a fever.  I was sure she had an infection, and knew I had to take her to the dentist the next day. […]

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