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So most of my blogs have been pretty specific on the joys and challenges of being a stepmom and how we can use our faith to help us navigate those tricky waters. 729 more words

Book Review: Cupcakes and Cashmere

During my short beach/camping trip I brought along some reading material. Since beginning college 3 years ago, I haven’t been able to just sit down and read a book without anxiety. 342 more words


That pesky brother-in-law

Agnes leaned over the lunch table, her eyebrows bent together.

“My brother-in-law is living here but he won’t speak to me.”

I had joined her table at the nursing home and glanced over my shoulder. 299 more words


The Seasons of Life

“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” – Unknown

When it is summer, the trees, plants, and flowers flourish. It reminds me of happiness and the truly great parts of life. 604 more words

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the garden blooms riotously now,
its flowers preening their petals with abandon;
but when the days shorten
and light hides behind stormy clouds,
Mother will sweep the charnel…

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Poetry Friday: Summer tanka

Sylvia Vardell is hosting Poetry Friday today at Poetry for Children, with a poem by her friend and publishing partner, Janet Wong, and news about a BRAND-NEW upcoming Poetry Friday anthology! 97 more words