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Being Gracious

This has been an absurdly painful week for me. I hate that. I don’t hate it just because I’m miserable or because I failed to avoid the discomfort. 362 more words


"Amazing Dedication..."

For the last several months I felt a strong desire, no really a need, to dedicate Hope at our church. I’ve been really thinking about the need to plug in there and root us firmly in the church I’ve been attending for the last 4 years.   1,615 more words


Waiting on Wednesday: How it Went Down by Kekla Magoon

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.  Its purpose is to spotlight eagerly-anticipated upcoming releases.

This week I’m eagerly awaiting: 187 more words

Books And Reading

Executive Wife

It’s so hard to find time to do anything that takes up time…

I find myself constantly being asked “How do you do it?” and “Doesn’t it get old?”  And the comments from my friends range from “I could never live like that,” “I am so sorry,” and “I would just go crazy.” 1,706 more words



Blessings. noun. A bestowment of good, a prayer asking for God’s favor.

You just read a post at Momastery about how life is hard and good. 283 more words


Walk by Faith

I came across this the other day…

This is hard,
who wants to walk a path blindly?
We are human, we want to see, to know what’s coming, 222 more words


Book Review: Some Boys by Patty Blount

Grace has been ostracized by her school because she spoke out about the jock who raped her at a party.  Tormented by her peers and ignored by the administration, Grace continues to face the world, feeling alone.   339 more words

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