twenty five

take a step  one at a time  as your fingers lace through mine  you go first  I’m right behind  other times  I lead the line  give and take  we step together  twenty-five years  closer than ever  My hubby and I often talk about life and how blessed we have been. “If you could see what your […]

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what matters most

Time is an extremely valuable commodity. With every passing day, I am more aware of how precious our time is and how important it is to spend it wisely.  Lately, I have found great joy in spending time with my husband and daughters.  As the girls are getting older, I thoroughly enjoy our shopping excursions, […]

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Anticipation

For a moment, I thought the zombie apocalypse might have come. I had just returned home from running  a few errands, and the girls were no where to be found.  When I was out shopping, I had called both girls on their cell phones, and also tried texting them.  It was very strange for neither […]

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a little closer to home

I’ve wandered near and far in search of you looked high and low for a perfect view when all the while all I had to do was look a little closer to home  When my husband has the whole weekend off, I love for us to do things together.  He is a meticulous planner, and […]

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nothing is ever really lost…

My hubby and I had an impromptu date yesterday,  and we decided to walk one of the local trails.  Instead of wearing crocs with no socks (that rhymes, lol),   I took the time to put on socks and shoes-  a rare occasion it was! We got into the car, and marveled over the crystal […]

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I realized today…

I realized today that I am completely addicted to my smart phone- and I don’t like it. Not one little bit. When my girls were little, I intentionally only used it when I needed to.  Same with the laptop.  I didn’t want them to have to compete with electronics for my attention. Fast forward 13 […]

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something to look forward to

What do you have to look forward to? For some people, it’s a big vacation coming up- or maybe a party.  Someone’s graduation?  A big work event?  The birth of a new baby? I have this thing where I need something to look forward to something to be excited about!  If I don’t have that […]

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when things need mending

I have a favorite pair of shoes. They are nothing special.  In fact, one of the reasons I love them is because they reminded me of a pair of shoes a friend of mine had in high school a few…umm 20 something years ago.  They are a simple pair of Mary Jane black flats, made out […]

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just because

don’t need a reason don’t need a holiday don’t need a million dollars  or a firework display don’t need much  but one thing is true  it’s the little things  that make me love you  My hubby and I have never been big gift-givers.  He has surprised me with the occasional big gift for my birthday […]

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I almost missed it

lost in wonder we sat under  a tree- pensively waiting thoughtfully gazing  we were both praising  the Lord- and anticipating the silent display  a heavenly array  we beheld a glorious sight  while the world kept on spinning  the two of us grinning-   we watched Him turn day into night  One evening last week, I […]

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