Unplanned Christmas…and 2 winners announced!

My Christmas wasn’t just exactly as I planned.  This past Thursday afternoon, I was rushed to the hospital in the back of an ambulance.  It was a strange experience and one I hope never to repeat.  Life looked very different as I lay there awaiting the arrival of the ambulance.  I can’t say that my [...]

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Notes to Self: Take Two

I was up this morning sifting through memories as I perused my old posts.  This particular one was from last year when my kids were at our church school…and I only had five of them!  While the months have added inches (and birthdays!) to these kiddos, my heart longs for them to stay small! Notes [...]

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Christmas day is gone for another year.  All the excitement and glitter and festivities now live in our memories as we tucked Christmas away once again.  We might take our tress down and haul the discarded boxes that lovingly held treasured gifts off to the dump (if you live in Nowhereville like me and there [...]

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My Christmas Gifts . . .

There is no need to wait for Christmas morning.  My gifts surround me…I couldn’t ask for more.  I have one in each size with a blessing all their own! ~~~ He holds my heart and makes life fun… This guy keeps my house clean and my life full… This one keeps me laughing… Little man [...]

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Should we be comfortable?

There are some friends that allow you to “let it all hang out”.  You can be whoever and whatever comes naturally to you and they accept and encourage it.  There is no pressure and few expectations.  Sounds like the perfect friend, right?  Maybe so, but… Is God really interested in our comfort?  Or is He [...]

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Precious moments

 My husband left for work at 4am this morning.  At just that moment, a little man {that looks an awful lot like him} was deciding it was the perfect time to greet the day.   He was cooing contentedly, so I went ahead with my morning devotions.  He continued to gurgle and squeal until I [...]

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