Tag Archives: Faith

My totally-unplanned, painfully-natural, scary-intense-traumatic, couldn’t-have-thought-it-would-go-any-more-different-than-I-planned, homebirth

Here it is. My totally-unplanned, painfully-natural, scary-intense-traumatic, couldn’t-have-thought-it-would-go-any-more-different-than-I-planned, homebirth As you know from my previous pregnancy post, I have a REALLY hard first 20 weeks of pregnancy. With my first pregnancy, I had a fairly less traumatic labor. My water broke … Continue reading

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Skip the Homework

You’ll be fine. Really, it’s not that important. You’re smart enough.  I remember vividly in High School telling myself I could get by without doing the homework. As long as I kept my grades up, I did as little as … Continue reading

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Who is the Next Version of You?

Take a look where you’ve been. Who you were. What is different about the person you are right now? Are you more patient? Do you spend your money differently? Do you think about your future more? Do you keep up … Continue reading

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We’ve Been Shooting at the Wrong Goals

Some say goals are good, others will even argue they are great. Yet an achieved goal can land us in the hot seat to wondering what in the world we’ve been doing the last 15 years of our life. When we were … Continue reading

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The Curse Of A Sibling: They Sure Make Life Harder

It’s the person we have both blessed and cursed. Our best friend who also sits ranked number one on the “Enemies Most Wanted” list. We protect them and we know how to get them where it hurts the most. The … Continue reading

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Life is Short

Today, on September 11th, we are reminded of how truly short this life is. With the list of our daily duties, it is easy to forget. It is easy to forget the waiter that messed up our order, is a person. … Continue reading

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An Invitation not the ‘RSVP’.

Life is busy. Can you agree? We run from task to task, checking off each item on our list. Somehow the list never ends. There is always something else. Another chore, another assignment, another diaper to change. All of our … Continue reading

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