More Than An Idea

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People tell me routinely about things they’d love to step out and do; things they’d love to walk out or have. I probably couldn’t count the times someone has told me how much they’d love to live in and remodel … Continued

Your Mom Goes to College

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I’ve been joking with my oldest kids about this line from Napoleon Dynamite. Maybe I’ll get them shirts or something to celebrate. Back during the summer I became very aware of the conviction in my heart that it was time … Continued

The Beautiful Body of Christ

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I don’t know what people do without the church. I really don’t. Since I came to know Jesus, I have found such life, healing, community and hope through the beautiful Body of Christ. I can remember being a new believer … Continued

JUST LIKE THAT!

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Wow. God is good! Today, as we’ve done every day for a few weeks, we checked on flight deals out west. And today as God would have it, there were the best deals we’ve seen yet. Seriously, if you’re thinking … Continued

Changed Plans

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We’ve known for a few weeks but have kind’ve been in denial wondering if something might change. We just could not make the family trip out west to see Carlos, happen.  We’ve all been disappointed but have moved on to … Continued

Chapel Xin, It’s Signing Time

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I found this photo in my memories today on FB. I remember vividly the day this picture was emailed to me, and all I could do was weep. Our sweet Chapel Xin was halfway around the world but she looked so … Continued

Remembering How to Dance

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Yesterday, as I was painting porch boards and longing to be done from the major construction projects for the summer, it dawned on me. For the last nine years I have had to focus most of my attention on working … Continued

Officially Going

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Well despite all of the what ifs, we have decided to officially put it on the calendar. We will be heading West to see Carlos at the beginning of July. Our whole crew will be going and we will also … Continued

Changes For Summer

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We’ve been in a process as a family for a while to get rid of chemical laden junk in our products and diet. We’ve been a lot more successful on the product side than the diet side so far. It’s … Continued

The Waters Sent To Destroy

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I learn so much from my kids. Yesterday Salem (six years old) was flipping through a Bible storybook when he said, “I don’t like this story, mama. It’s very sad.” “What story?” I asked. He held the board book up high. … Continued

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