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  • Baggage

    “No matter how deep your failure, if you return home to God through Christ, he will heal your wounds, clothe your nakedness, restore your sanity, and welcome you home with singing.” Far too may times, we get so wrapped up in the moment that we forget that our choices we make now will impact our […]

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  • Clear As Mud

    The struggle is real. Quite possibly the most popular saying in today’s world. A saying that rings true through some seasons more than others. I haven’t sat down to type in over a week because honestly, I didn’t have a single idea what to say. There have been times in my life that I knew […]

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  • Weighted Down Thoughts

    Weight! The subject no one wants to talk about yet the one I think about every single day of my life! I have had an issue with body image as far back as I can remember. I always felt heavier than the girls around me and in junior high began experimenting with my first eating […]

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  • Lukewarm

    I have been struggling so much lately with a few things but one of them is knowing the difference between waiting on God and becoming complacent. I have read several different passages to try and sort it out and this is one of the chapters I came across. It is one of the scariest passages […]

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  • Comparison…The Thief of Joy

    Turkey day is over, and the stockings are hung. The dash to the big day has begun. Black Friday was a success and cyber Monday has great deals. I heard on the radio that they are expecting more money to be spent than ever before because there are more days in between thanksgiving and Christmas. […]

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  • Overwhelming Gratitude

    The day after the authorities had contacted my mom and told her I wouldn’t be returning home, I had my first of many hard conversations with my mom and the first and last one with my sister. I won’t ever forget it. We were at my Nanee and Cha-cha’s house in the living room and […]

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  • Dear Single Parents

    Dear Single Parent, I am aware that as the holidays approach, this may not be the most joyful time for you personally. Whether this is the first year or the fifteenth year that you will be spending the upcoming holidays without your children or simply dividing time, I know it is not easy. I know […]

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  • Glory

    I have written and erased several times today both mentally and on paper and I decided that I have one thing that is truly on my heart tonight. I am probably going to step on some toes with this one, but please know that is not my intention. I am struggling big time with something […]

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  • Don’t Blink

    Every morning, I drive the boys to school and stand outside and wait until Witten gets on the bus. Without fail, every single day, he gets on and we wave at each other and blow kisses until the bus pulls away. Today he got on and I told him I would wave at him from […]

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  • The Hallway

    Have you ever had a plan that goes less than expected and you are wondering how on earth it got so dang screwed up? I am not talking about a Friday night that is supposed to be filled with taco bell and bohemian Rhapsody and you end up at Chiles and the ballet! No, no! […]

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