Category Archives: friends


“Friends love through all kinds of weather …” Proverbs 17:17 {MSG} Friends: share sour gummy worms eat popcorn together take long walks on the beach … and in the park share sandy feet lay in the sun … and play in the surf encourage share fried pickles … three days in a row can sit [...]

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for narnia … for emily …

Emily 11.15.96 – 8.10.11 Born to Eternal Life Sweet angel Emily … the memories you’ve left behind continue to fill our hearts and minds. You, sweet girl are so dearly missed. So dearly, dearly missed. Your mom, dad, and Kiki are doing their best to face each day with faith, strength, and grace, but at [...]

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almost wordless wednesday :: bff surprise visit

Through a series of unfortunate events, our scheduled visitors had to cancel. One of those visitors was the family of Piper’s BFF from Wisconsin. Oh how my heart hurt thinking about the disappointment of my soulful 10 year old! And then … a light bulb moment! I enlisted some help from the families of both [...]

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a meeting of friends

A few years ago, I “met” Amy through a weekly blog link-up {Emily’s, Tuesday’s Unwrapped}. And I met Stacey through Amy. And we all have girls. Eleven between us. I’m not sure where or how it started exactly, but God laid it on our hearts to encourage other mothers of daughters {MOD} to raise their [...]

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in {real} life.

Friendship. Women. Insecurities. Deep down, so many of us struggle with the same issues. Who knew? Many hide it so well. *I* hide it so well. What started on Friday night as a private viewing of beautiful, encouraging words, continued on Saturday with more encouragement to connect as a sister-community. A few of my favorite [...]

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