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What I'm Learning about Us

Well, it seems that my graduate career at the University of Florida is coming to an end. I honestly can’t explain how rewarding it has been to be a part of this program. 530 more words

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Been Blogging

In this phase, I’ve been blogging here less (clearly), investing my creative energies mostly in the little boy born last November. However, I’ve kept up a little bit of writing — mostly about motherhood, no surprise — over at Covenant, The Living Church’s blog. 13 more words


To Settle and Wonder

We’ve all done it, we’ve all settled at one point in time in our lives and wondered what could have been if we just didn’t stay in that one situation whether that be work, a friendship, a business partnership or some type of intimate relationship with a partner. 562 more words


Prayer.. why do we over-spiritualize it?

Why do we try to sound so “spiritual” and “religious” when we pray? I was very intimidated as a new believer when I heard people pray out loud. 652 more words

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All twisted up inside??..Umm hmm. Me too!

Have you ever been in so much pain that your stomach just feels sick! One minute it’s not even on my mind, and then the next….in the blink of an eye, I feel part of my stomach flip right upside down, and there it is… The pain staring me in the face, and it’s got me by the throat! 650 more words

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Be Brave....

Joshua 1:9 – Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; Do not be discouraged. For the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. 752 more words

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10 Breastfeeding Foibles (and how to defeat them)

One could argue that the #1 breastfeeding foible is to choose to do it at all. As a proponent of the "happy mom, happy baby" theory, I hereby validate that choice. 980 more words

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