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As we say good-bye to Homeschooling

Dear Homeschooling, I remember the dread I would feel, when I first imagined you coming into my home. I had this really limited view of you based on an incorrect stereotype and somehow assumed you’d turn me into someone I … Continue reading

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Family Responsibilities

This morning, as I walked into my laundry room to grab something out of the dryer, I smiled at the laundry basket sitting, barely full, on the counter. Why, you ask? Well, because of the jobs we’ve instituted over the … Continue reading

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Selah

Just before Thanksgiving, I came down with what the Dr. told me was the flu. Very quickly, I was fatigued, feverish, had excruciating headaches, and a chest cold that kept me coughing all day and all night. It was miserable. … Continue reading

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Meager Offerings

It was a typical scene at my house. Little girls hovered around a bedtime Bible story, most of which they’ve heard read over and over through the years. One was giggling and trying to jump on her bed, while another … Continue reading

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Your marching orders have changed.

With the news coverage of fighting in the Middle East, it doesn’t take much to imagine a battle scene. Perhaps you see soldiers marching behind their leader or the dust and blood carrying weighty stories across a soldier’s face. As … Continue reading

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Fight back with Joy!

When Margaret Feinberg was diagnosed with Cancer, she chose an unconventional plan of attack: She would fight back with joy. Driven to neither succumb to fear or depression, Margaret, a well-known author and speaker in the Christian community, chose to … Continue reading

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May it be to me…

Our family watched the Nativity Story movie last night. It’s such a telling picture of what Mary and Joseph’s life may have been like before the birth of Jesus. There were so many struggles they must have endured and many … Continue reading

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There is hope: World AIDS day

Today is “World AIDS day”, which doesn’t mean much to a lot of people. I don’t fault anyone for that. But since my life was touched by HIV years ago, this is a day of reflection for me. It’s also … Continue reading

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She’s not always going to ask.

The other night as my husband and I walked into three different bedrooms to say good night to our little girls, I realized something very important. In the first bedroom, is a little girl who loves to be read to. … Continue reading

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A Christian’s response to current events

If you turn on the news or even just read your Facebook news feed these days you’ll find reason after reason to feel uneasy or perhaps downright afraid. We are living in unsettling times with ISIS nearing the border of … Continue reading

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