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St. Jude 10K: Hiding a Mountain of Sin Behind How Well I Comply.

All the dynamics of the physical overhaul of my life have been at play this week. I would love to simply report my compliance to my running schedule, because I am highly skilled at hiding a mountain of sin behind how well I comply. Yet, the truth remains that a person can truly go off… Continue reading St. Jude 10K: Hiding a Mountain of Sin Behind How Well I Comply.

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Peace in the Political Season

  If you happened to catch the first presidential debate, then I’m sure you had some thoughts and opinions about it. Even if you didn’t watch the debate, I’m still quite positive that you have some thoughts and opinions related to the presidential campaign, because the thoughts, opinions, and feelings surrounding it have been tossed… Continue reading Peace in the Political Season

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Redemption in Divorce

If I had remained married, today would have been my anniversary. This day has become like the New Year’s holiday to me, because I tend to reflect deeply about the time that has passed and the time that lies before me. I do not set goals like I may choose to do for a New… Continue reading Redemption in Divorce

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The Weekly Recap: Snickerdoodle Lattes, An Empty Purse, and a Farm for Christmas

  This week has continued to be insanely busy with to-do lists that are never-ending. My ability to multi-task has grown substantially, and I think that is due in part to the fact that I’m sitting down and planning my week. I’m not getting it all done, but the structure is helping me use my… Continue reading The Weekly Recap: Snickerdoodle Lattes, An Empty Purse, and a Farm for Christmas

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The Second Week of School, Oreos, and Rapunzel

We are two weeks into the school year, and I’ve come to accept some things about my daughter and myself. We are not highly structured women. Our free-spirited, gypsy souls thrive in the loose structure of summer days where schedules are flexible and planned activities are minimal. I am completely sincere when I say that… Continue reading The Second Week of School, Oreos, and Rapunzel

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Eunice Gave Me Some of Her Giddy-Up, and It Has Been Glorious

For a period of several months during my morning quiet time, the itch to get back into writing tickled the back of my mind. God really uses that morning quiet time to put things on my heart, and He'd been pressing the writing issue quite a bit while I, in turn, was faithfully ignoring Him.… Continue reading Eunice Gave Me Some of Her Giddy-Up, and It Has Been Glorious

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I Am Where I Am Supposed to Be

I can only describe this week as an other-worldly experience of deja vu and the promise of something brand new competing for top billing in my brain. And those 2 things were battling it out so intensely that things like basic motor and language skills ceased to work properly. Granted, the lingering sinus infection and… Continue reading I Am Where I Am Supposed to Be