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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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A Tell-All Tale






“Don’t shoot off your mouth, or speak before you think. Don’t be too quick to tell God what you think he wants to hear. God’s in charge, not you—the less you speak, the better.” Ecclesiastes 5:2, The Message Ever since … Continue reading




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Mom Came In Like A Wrecking Ball






Sometimes I recall it in slow motion: Those moments when my kids are laughing, bantering back and forth about this and that, volume rising. A friendly debate ensues, and this mom sees it’s fixin’ to get nowhere fast, maybe even … Continue reading




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Reflective Thoughts–for MOMS of Young’uns






When my kids were little, I often felt like I was all alone in my distressed moments. Even though I had a community of other moms and great friends around me, I’d hold back. Share just enough, but keep my … Continue reading




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Not Your Pink Pepto-Bismol Heart Kind of Love (Re-edited & Re-posted)






Not that there’s anything wrong with the candy hearts at Valentine’s Day, (other than the fact that they taste like Pepto-Bismol). It just seemed like a good title while the talk of “love” is in the air. I was reading … Continue reading




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Quiet, Backstage!






As someone who spent over the first half of her life on or in front of the stage, I’m surprised at how enjoyable I find it now to be backstage. My older two kids, along with 16 other peers, have … Continue reading




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