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What To Remember This December

What To Remember This December

You may have noticed that I haven’t written a new post in a while. I decided to take this holiday season as a Sabbath from blogging, and the benefits to myself and my family have been significant. But I wanted to pop in and give you a quick word of encouragement for the holiday season, and to share with you some things we need to remember this December. December is probably the busiest time of the year for most of…

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Anything Is A Blessing

Anything Is A Blessing

I had spent an hour at the grocery store, carefully keeping track of each item I placed in my cart and watching every dollar. We’re working diligently to become debt-free, and the budget is squeaky tight right now. I didn’t begrudge it, but in the middle of birthday season in our family, I was stressed. I walked out with only two small bags of carefully chosen items. That’s when I saw him, at the edge of the parking lot. His…

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Easter Eggs in August

Easter Eggs in August

Today has been a day of defeat, and a day of victory. It has been a day of tears and of laughter, a day of beauty found in unexpected places. Like Easter eggs in August. Mon Petit Chou (My Little Cabbage) I went out to water this afternoon (this is how all my good garden stories start), and at first I didn’t notice anything amiss. My acorn squash has gotten huge, and after struggling to support it well, I found…

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Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes

Something happened to me today. I hesitate to even write this, because I don’t want you to think I’m… well… bonkers. But here’s how it went down. I was lying in my bed crying, as one does when one is hormonal and having a very bad day (or rather, a very normal day that feels very bad because of the hormones), and I was asking God to Show Up. Begging Him, really. At first what I did amounted more to…

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Finding Peace in the Pauses

Finding Peace in the Pauses

Are you in a busy season of life? Summer, the holidays, homeschooling, life with little ones; though they are full of joy, these can all be busy, hard seasons. Perhaps you’re waiting on God… waiting for healing, answers to prayer, or for an easier season. Maybe, like me, you’re looking for peace in the pauses. Human BEings Our lives have been so busy lately. In April and May we kept very busy finishing up our homeschooling before the summer break,…

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