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January 24, 2015

By the time you meet me this will be how it is…

“Pretty much everyone needs therapy for something, right?”

I mean, therapy for me was always a “duh”.

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Dear Future Husband

"Edutainment Weekend"

Over the course of her 13 years, Hope has missed an astounding amount of school.  It shocks  me sometimes how bright she must be to muddle through her courses and do very well in most subjects.   1,195 more words

Finalization Life

Book Review: Friendship by Emily Gould

Bev Tunney and Amy Schein have been best friends since they were in their early twenties.  Now they’re thirty, and they are facing the realization that their friendship might not be what it once was.   434 more words

Books And Reading

Finding God's Will For Your Future

When you have several options it can be challenging to determine what direction to take. As Amy and I have been talking to Josiah and praying with him about his future, I have recognized some key indicators that begin to emerge when you begin to discover God’s will. 478 more words


Waiting on Wednesday: The Last Leaves Falling by Sarah Benwell

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: 202 more words

Books And Reading


I was frustrated to near tears,
it felt like everything around me was a mess.
Besides the house, the kids and the cold,
I felt like a mess inside too. 363 more words


One a Step at a Time

I’ve always been big on planning ahead and knowing what’s coming next. Unfortunately, that’s not always possible in life. My life, specifically. Just when I think something’s settled–a job, a legal matter, a kid’s plans–it becomes unsettled. 338 more words

Hard Stuff