Tag Archives: Life

Who Are You?

I mean really, who are you? Give me the deep. Give me the real. Give me the vulnerable. Give me the pain. Give me the joy. Who are you? A couple months ago, a friend of mine brought this question … Continue reading

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Rushing with Grace

There are going to be days when we have to rush. We have to rush because of earlier choices we’ve made. We’ll watch the clock and wish for more time, but we’ll see it continue ticking away without a care … Continue reading

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Surviving Divorce as a Teenager

They say 50% of marriages end in divorce. The statistic was only a number until my family became a part of that statistic.Β They say as we get older, we handle divorce better. They say it is easier. They say not … Continue reading

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You’re More Than A Stranger

I don’t know your name. In fact, I can’t even recall your face–for you are a master of disguise. You don’t wear a cape and you are as humble as they come. Remember the time you held the door open … Continue reading

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Not Just A Dream

Earlier this week I drove by an empty lot with a for sale sign posted in the front. This lot has sat empty for 10 years due to the murder of two precious, beautiful, teenage girls. Two small crosses sit … Continue reading

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5 Misconceptions of Forgiveness

So you forgave them. Why does it still hurt so much? Maybe we have been thinking forgiveness is something it’s not. (and some cutie pictures of my baby girl with no correlation to the topic other than something cute to … 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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