Category Archives: movie

god’s beautiful thing …

No one else will ever know the depth of my LOVE for you. After all, you’re the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside. {quote source} This girl amazes and surprises me almost everyday. Honestly, she always has. Some of you may know I’d been homeschooling Taylor the last 2 [...]

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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 message of gratitude …

I interrupt my regularly scheduled posts of counting joy to bring you this … My 23 year old nephew was recently deployed for his fourth tour of duty. The last couple of weeks, I was sending urgent messages on Twitter and Facebook asking for prayer for him. You see, his lung had spontaneously collapsed while [...]

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blue like jazz {the movie}

I recently went to a screening of Blue Like Jazz, loosely based on the book, Blue Like Jazz from author Donald Miller. Donald’s tagline on the book is “Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality” and he pretty much brings that tagline into the movie. The film has a PG-13 rating and isn’t a typical feel-good “Christian” [...]

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when your iphone takes a swim

Mamas don’t let your babies play with your iPhones {you kinda have to sing this to the Willy Nelson tune}. Roll video please … Soooo … we were at the beach a couple weekends ago when in come the girls with a deer-in-headlights look on their faces. “Hunter dropped your phone in the pool.” Oh [...]

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