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The calling on our lives…

“What’s your calling in life?” Honoring God. I saw this question on a blog post by Insanity Bytes (love her blog so hard!). I was so glad to see this question addressed this way, because it is the truth. So many people believe God called them to do this or that, this or that and… Continue reading The calling on our lives…

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Peace, love, and happiness?

Liz, over at the Daily Warrior challenged many of us to create goals for ourselves for 2017. As a person who generally refrains from New Year's resolutions, I had to sit and ponder this one for a while. And, then it hit me... This year, I am letting go of my expectations for 'happiness' in… Continue reading Peace, love, and happiness?

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All things new…

My husband has often described me as a butterfly about to emerge from the safety of the dark cocoon, where I have been in solitude. Over the summer, it seemed as if I were being followed by a group of white and purple butterflies. When I went outside to feed and water the dogs, there… Continue reading All things new…

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Lay down your burdens…

There is something about this time of year that seems to spread people thin. Whether it is finances, illnesses, family issues, or other burdens...well, they seem magnified during the holiday season with the frantic rush to get things done, show up to parties, and buy gifts (for most these days, this means trying to come up… Continue reading Lay down your burdens…

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Share your world…

Cee's Share Your World challenge is posted each week with a different set of questions. The questions are random and a fun way for the community to interact. This is the SYW challenge for this week... When you cut something with scissors, do you move your jaw (as if you were about to chew)? Yes and… Continue reading Share your world…

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Gentle as doves…

Someone once showed me a video of a woman going completely out of her mind at a drive through restaurant because she had to wait three minutes for her cookies. Obscenities and insults flew out of her mouth and, a few times, she leaned out of the car window to pound on the drive through… Continue reading Gentle as doves…

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Cling a little…

I have been told that my 3 year-old daughter is 'clingy' with me and, really, I took it as a compliment. What may have been intended to be criticism was received, by me, as the opposite. I guess when I send my daughter or my son off to college and they still need me to… Continue reading Cling a little…