Author Archives: LauraLeeShaw

When You Can’t Keep Up…






I’ve had about a dozen things I’ve wanted to blog about lately… But then I signed into my blog site. It’s extremely outdated. Everything needs updating.   I came home spent from a day of sporadic meetings and taxi mom … Continue reading




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Do You Know What You’re Waiting For?






A couple of weekends ago we were dropping our daughter off at the movie theater to meet some friends. As my husband pulled over to a curb to drop her off across the street, a man began to walk toward … Continue reading




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2-0-1-7






Two weeks into a new year, and I am still struggling to say it or write it: 2017. Wowwww. I’ve had some serious life changes in the past year. TWO of our adult children have moved out of the house, … Continue reading




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When Slander Becomes Simply Banter






I’ll never forget the time in high school when an unbelievable rumor went around about me. A very convincing and dramatic “friend” was upset by something I had done that indirectly affected her. Oh man, I may as well bought … Continue reading




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Life In The Fast Lane






Let the morning bring me word of Your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in You. Show me the way I should go, for to You I entrust my life. Ps. 143:8 Driving down one of the many … Continue reading




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15 Sanity-Saving Indoor Activities//Guest Post by Lindsey Bell






I want to welcome my new friend & TMI Ministry Partner, Lindsey Bell. I think you will be blown away by her practical wisdom! Read all the way to the bottom to get details on her giveaway, and please take … Continue reading




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Count Your Curses?






I was singing along to the old hymn recently, “Count your curses, Count them one by one… Count your many curses, See what evil has done.” Don’t click the exit button. I’m obviously aiming at sarcasm to get your attention. … Continue reading




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When Your Kids Have Good Ideas






Please stop by The M.O.M. Initiative website for my latest post. I always enjoy your added bits of wisdom and encouragement, and it helps other moms too! Click here: http://www.themominitiative.com/2014/10/24/kids-good-ideas/ And speaking of good ideas, it might be good to … Continue reading




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A Sigh Of Faith






  “Faith sometimes means knowing God can, whether or not He does.” I have no idea which pastor or teacher said this, but I wrote it down in the side space of my Bible, right beside the story of Shadrach, … Continue reading




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Judger Turned Judged






  When I was a new mom, I wanted to appear to everyone like I had my act together and knew what I was doing. But like any other new mom, I didn’t. One of the ways that I coped … Continue reading




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