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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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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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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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Why Being Real Is So Stinkin’ Hard…






Authenticity is not a new word, it’s been buzzing around in Christian circles for some time. We’ve been told to be authentic. Be the real deal. The Bible makes it clear that our love for God and others should be … Continue reading




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And the Winner Is…Friendship






I honestly can’t remember the last time I looked at the stat counter on my website. I stopped keeping track of numbers on any social media or any of my blogs a long time ago…not because I’m “so popular I … Continue reading




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But It’s Broken…






Some of the most heart-wrenching tears of my children were cried in their toddler years after a toy would break. One was dropped accidentally, another cracked unexpectedly. Sometimes one was thrown in anger, only to shatter after hitting the floor … Continue reading




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What Makes Mom Proud






One of my favorite television shows is “Chopped.” It’s a live competition where 4 contestants are given baskets of mystery ingredients to put together “an unforgettable meal” as each course is critiqued by 3 judges. Each round someone is chopped … Continue reading




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Where’s the Rainbow?






Steady rain added beauty and praise to my morning coffee one day last week. A glorious rain which would bring temporary relief for our North Texas drought. As I drove my daughter to school, rays of sun began to peekaboo … Continue reading




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Storms Expected on Thursday






I read the headline from my favorite weather man that storms are expected in my area on Thursday. Until then, calm skies. So when I heard the wind practically blowing my house away tonight, I double-checked. Nothing predicted or expected, … Continue reading




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