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Gratitude for the Process: Letter to a Teenager

Over breakfast a few days ago, I told some friends that, for the first time in my life, I know who I am and I love myself just as I am. 902 more words


You Are So Much More

1. 22. 1964. 51. 150. 66. 30. 3. 8½.

All of these numbers tell you a little bit about me. My birthday, age, weight, height, years married, number of children, shoe size. 524 more words

Embracing Presence

Marla: A Story of Grief & Recovery, Part 2

If you missed Part 1 of Marla’s story on Monday, please read it first. It sets the stage for our continued conversation here.

Share with us a little bit about alcoholism and its effect on you. 1,421 more words

Surrendered Life

C's Picnic Birthday Bash! A Splendid Success!

Good Morning All!

I’m still catching up on sleep/cleaning after our super exhausting super fun weekend. We celebrated C’s 6th birthday in style with a picnic-themed party at a local park this past Saturday. 194 more words

The God Factor

Conversations with God:

This posting and a number to follow are the result of quiet conversations with the Holy Spirit. They were in response to questions which I put forth to God in my morning meditation.   351 more words


Very Married

My husband, Alan, and I are very married. In fact, today is our 30th anniversary.

I first laid eyes on Alan when I was 17 years old. 661 more words

Gracious Living


Hello Readers! Since this is my first post, I think I should share why I started this blog and what I aim to do here: 322 more words