Category Archives: life

i decided to turn my twit around

It’s been a little quiet around here lately, huh? I’ve been busy getting the kids off to a new year of school and clearing the wreckage summer left behind. I’ve also been working on a little writing project I can’t wait to share with you. Lastly, I’ve been carrying a bit of emotional baggage. My [...]

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an abandoned checker board

WARNING:  Long, rambling post to follow. Nothing like an abandoned checker board to grab my attention, put my emotions in check, and quiet my spirit. My life is nothing short of crazy. Truly. I really should don a red helmet and carry a hose on my back because it seems all I do is move [...]

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camp anokijig

The girls had planned this experience months ago … long before we moved.   And it was important to me that they still be able to attend, so I’m super happy it all worked out!  They each had a friend going with, but it also warmed my heart to know they’d be there together.  Turns [...]

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my god-given story

Here’s the thing.  My family is currently facing the most unspeakable of situations.  But what I’ve come to realize is that it’s part of the story God has allowed to me.  And please … I don’t say this lightly, religiously, or tritely … do I want this as part of my story?  Absolutely not.  But [...]

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There Is A Time For Everything There is a time for everything, and everything on earth has its special season. There is a time to be born and a time to die. There is a time to plant and a time to pull up plants. There is a time to kill and a time to [...]

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