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Shedding Layers

Shedding Layers   Finding confidence in a stretch of sunny days and the weather report for the upcoming week, I’ve found myself removing the winter necessities from my home.  Shedding layers, so to speak. The electric blanket was taken off the master bed.  My winter coat was put away.  Boots and sweaters have been moved to the back of my…

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Psalms 37:5

Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust Him, and He will help you.   »»»»»»»»»»»»»   The book of Psalms has been giving me life lately, and this verse in particular — Psalms 37:5, New Living Translation — has been one that I can’t shake.  If I knew how to put emojis in my blogs (still learning here, people)…

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Reflecting on 2017

  I’ve finished out the last few end-of-the-year’s looking forward, putting my full focus on what’s to come over the upcoming 365 days.  I’ve loved it, to be completely honest.  I tend to struggle with “enjoying the journey” so fixing my attention to these things feels free and easy.  The excitement and anticipation of looking ahead motivates and inspires me,…

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Bigger Than Me

  It’s easy to get caught up in ourselves and our circumstances.  It’s human nature, actually, and I’m sure you can relate.  Especially when facing tough situations, or when everything feels all sorts of wrong, my first instinct is to focus on me.  What do I want?  What do I need?  What are other people doing that is inconsiderate to…

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Going Out of Business

  My husband and I drove through downtown the other night, playing an indecisive game that I have lovingly named: Where Should We Eat?   It’s a game we play often.  (Less often now, since we are on a strict budget.)  The game entails getting really hungry, driving around, making a decision on a particular restaurant, and then talking ourselves out…

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A Fresh Start

  It’s official… I am writing again.   *tries not to panic*   That’s right, I’ve decided to get back into the habit of writing, and plan to share regularly along the way.  I can’t give all of the details just yet – the whens and wheres and hows – because I’m really not sure that I know any more…

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