Childhood

As I wondered through Oldtown yesterday I saw a family with young children. They ran in and out of the stores purchasing items and food for their children in a very rushed unhappy manor. They stopped at the playground and they set a timer for 2 minutes. In the toy store they allowed 5 minutes […]

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To Be

***Word of the Week*** The word of the week is the “to be” verb. As you have probably noticed, I am a woman of many favorites. So, it only seems reasonable that I would have a favorite word. That word is “to be”. Full disclosure, my love language is time. I greatly value presence. Hearing […]

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Childhood

As I wondered through Oldtown alone yesterday I saw a family with young children. They ran in and out of the stores purchasing items and food for their children in a very rushed unhappy manor. They stopped at the playground and they set a timer for 2 minutes. In the toy store they allowed 5 […]

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Family Stories

One of the greatest things about family, is that they never let you live certain things down. You know, the recurring stories that get shared everytime you get together. The stories may get embellished, but they never get forgotten. Take for instance, the time I fell into the lagoon at the State Fair of Texas. […]

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Togetherness

If I had to think of a word that would sum up our sabbatical so far, it would be “togetherness”.  For the past two weeks the six of us have been practically inseparable.  It is a rare gift in this world, when one can have time away to focus on growing in Christ and growing […]

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Spring Break Scrapbook

Spring break has come to an end.  I must admit, I am sad it is over.  If I was asked to name my favorite school break as a mother, I would hands down answer, Spring break!  There is nothing quite like enduring two months secluded in the house due to:  cold temperatures, snow, and sickness.  […]

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