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Confident

I’m an observer of people by both nature and training. I love to look past the outer facade and observe the more subtle intricacies that drive us. Over my years of observation, I have developed a few theories that I have found to be generally accurate. One of the most consistent is this: Engaged women …read more →

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Do you love me now?

All relationships have phases. There’s the nervous, exciting first moments phase. There’s the gradual relaxing into comfortable. (I like to call this the “sweatpants stage.”) There’s the phase of discovery. To be fair, the discovery phase really isn’t so much a phase as a continual process, however, there are seasons in which more discovery takes …read more →

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Nothing will change!

Aside from passing on the occasional sarcastic Facebook meme, I’ve been almost completely uninterested in this election and almost opinion-less. I don’t disagree that this is a historic election for many reasons. And I don’t need a lesson in the many impacts whoever wins will have on our country and world, not just for the next …read more →

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Pressed Down…

Call it preference or how I was raised, but I’m a glass jar girl. So, basically, as soon as I open a store bought container of something, the remaining amount gets transferred into a glass jar. This is beneficial in many ways, but also potentially problematic in the event that the remaining amount in the …read more →

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Breaking the Pecking Order

A few months ago I house-sat for my sister’s family while they vacationed in Amish Country. Well, housesitting may be a generous term, I really “farm-sat”, which is everything it sounds like, and more. At this particular time there was an influx of babies on the farm, specifically a big box full of baby chicks. …read more →

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Why not now?

I have noticed, over the years, a strange phenomenon that takes place. It has to do with my pictures. I’m not photogenic. Not even a little. I know that several of you will sweetly Facebook and message me to dispute this, but it’s true none the less. There are several, scientifically proven reasons for this fact. …read more →

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Countdown to the end of an era

In the next few days I’ll be marking the end of an era, or at least what I hope is the end. On Monday I’ll begin moving for my third (and hopefully last) time this year (not to mention, fifth time in 2 years and eighth time in nine years. But who’s counting?) This most recent madness all …read more →

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Different than you could ask or imagine

I’ve been reading the Bible since before I could read…basically. The words and concepts in scripture are very familiar to me, so much so I could probably make a case for never reading the Bible again… expect for the fact that every time I read the Bible, something different sticks out so amazingly it’s like …read more →

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The best parenting advice I can give

Don’t leave when I tell you, I don’t have kids. I don’t, but I’m going to give you some parenting advice anyway. I’m going to give it because I didn’t get it from myself. I’m going to give you the best parenting advice I’ve come across, not because I came up with it, but because …read more →

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If you want to doubt…

“I want that!” I had just been listening to a story of a time when the presence of God came in an undeniable way. It wasn’t conjured up or imagined. He was there. “I want that! I mean, I’ve felt that before, but not like that. I want something like that!” I tend to be …read more →

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