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What do you think about good manners?

On being polite

Today, with two teenagers in the house, I felt the need to write this post about good manners. It is all about respect; self-respect as well as respect for others. 538 more words


And so it begins...

My journey to bariatric surgery is moving on. In less than a month, I will have the surgery and, hopefully, begin the new start to the new life I want and need. 387 more words

Weightloss Journey

S3 E4: Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Questions?

There are some things it is simple too taboo, too awkward, or too embarassing to talk about. And yet… in every question, there is a promise tucked away. 51 more words


Friday Five

  1. Elf on the Shelf.  This seems to be a polarizing Christmas tradition for mom’s I know.  They either deeply despise the whole concept and anyone who does it, or they are just the opposite and embrace it with levels of creative ability beyond comprehension.  
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Journal Entries: Tuesday-Wednesday, September 19-20, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

I believe my next memory verses will be Colossians 3:12-17.

And can it be that I should gain an interest in my Savior’s blood. 40 more words

My Journey

I Must Keep Moving Forward

Well, I cried this week…

It wasn’t a big one; it was more of a sobbing fit. Unfortunately, it was enough for people to notice. I don’t like crying because I have it locked in my brain that “men don’t cry; men don’t wear their hearts on their sleeves because it makes them look weak.” But, today…today was the day that I couldn’t keep it all in anymore. 340 more words


The end.

All things must come to an end, whether good or bad. As the curtains close on this year, it’s only natural to look back on how you lived this year. 159 more words