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Road of life

The road of life is a busy one.  It is full of twist and turns.  It is full of traffic jams, stop lights, wrong way signs and so much more.   518 more words

What is YOUR authentic self?

I really do dislike trendy phrases. Currently two that I despise are, ‘authentic self’ and ‘transparency’. I think that many people who use these two are the least authentic or transparent of people. 1,226 more words

Health & Wellness


It’s lifting

there has been a heaviness

a dark shroud

covering my head

lying heavy upon my shoulders

attempts to push my pen through the thickness… 127 more words


Young marriages & Biblical love: overcoming public perception

General public perception, or worldview, of relationships have changed dramatically in the last 60 years or so.

In 1960, the median age for women marrying for the first time was 20 years old, while the median age for men was approximately 23, according to data on… 476 more words

Christian Topics

Don't Let the Devil...

Many moons ago during a particularly on point talk at church (a talk is like a sermon only the members of the church preach, not just the fellow in charge. 356 more words

Afternoon Of Sundries

Confessions of a mom with a mindset-in-progress

I’m currently reading Mindset by Carol Dweck. It’s a book we’ve had in the house for several years now and I kept telling myself I’m going to make time to read it. 1,221 more words

Lessons Learned

Erasing the Line

A chalk line is drawn

across ragged asphalt.

Whose side are you on

shouts the schoolyard bully.

As one finger points out

three fingers point back. 118 more words