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I Love the Church and I Won’t Leave

I love the church. Period. Full stop. Has the church frustrated me? yes Has the church hurt me? yes Has the church made me want to never darken the door again? yes Does the church get it wrong? yes Is she sometimes blind, deaf and dumb? yes BUT… I love the church with all my […]

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That Book Goal {Final Report}

My kids weren’t so sure I’d finish my goal of reading/listening to 100 books this year. Truth – I wasn’t sure I’d do it either! This possibility was put before me rather soon after making the goal when my son quickly did the math and informed me that I would have to read one book […]

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A Piece of the Puzzle

It was a three-puzzle Christmas. One didn’t get completed. We’ll have to break it out when we get home. Puzzles have been a theme in my world since the middle of November. It started at the Belong Summit. Puzzle pieces were the theme of the decorations, reminding the participants that we each have a part […]

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Things I Learned in August

School starts tomorrow. Huge breath in.  And out. We are going back into the home-school realm and this is good. (Not my high-schoolers though – not this year!). #1  One thing I learned this August is that I need to be true to who God created me to be. Even though there are things that […]

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What I Learned in June…

I haven’t done this for awhile, reflected on what I learned the last month, and I thought it was time to do so again. So I am joining the link up at Emily Freeman’s blog Chatting at the Sky. 1. City Grad is way different from Small Town Grad! Our son graduated this month. He […]

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Raw and Unedited…

Life on the farm can be harsh. Last week we thought we had done what needed to be done for our mama goat that was expecting any day. We hustled her into the barn with a heat lamp, checked her often and sure enough she had two kids all safe and cozy in the barn. […]

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When Things Don’t Go as Planned…

I had a give-away last week that didn’t go quite the way I anticipated! Here’s what I know now: 1. Don’t plan a give-away over the week of American Thanksgiving…especially if a good chunk of your readers are American! They are far too busy enjoying family and turkey to read blogs! 2. Having a large […]

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Things I Learned in September…

I am linking up with Emily from Chatting at the  Sky today with what I learned in September… 1. You can freeze hairspray. Yes I know it is supposed to freeze your hair, however, if, for some reason, you were to place the hairspray your husband purchased for you in the freezer because you didn’t […]

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What I learned in July

I’m linking up with Emily at Chatting at the Sky Today to share what we learned this month. I love doing this. It makes me more aware that I AM actually continuing to learn new things at this stage of my life… 1. The definition of ameliorate – it is the process that happens when […]

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What I learned in June.

Emily P. Freeman over at Chatting at the Sky has been sharing what she’s learned every month and invited her readers to do the same.  You can link up over HERE if you’re so inclined. **Warning: This is rather random, well at least some of it is! 1. I’m not a big fan of summer. […]

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