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Writing

I’ve never been a great writer

I’ve never been a great writer, a creative writer at least. Oh, I liked legal writing. It was structured and formulaic. But the...

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Faith

Raise your hand if you want to be an American martyr?

I was watching a TV show the other night where a mom had been kidnapped. The kidnappers wanted information from her and they were torturing...

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Faith

Who made you?

Sometimes it is difficult to know exactly what Case understands and what he doesn’t. But tonight, I wanted to catch his full eyes and...

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Faith

The blessings of late nights

I had planned a thoughtful post, filled with the revelations I’ve been seeing lately, but to be honest, I am tired. I sit here after...

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Faith

The fabric of our lives … is not cotton

I had decided that I had enough friends. We were preparing to move to a small town in Ohio, for only a year mind you, and I was content...

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FaithWriting

Just another lullaby

I don’t pretend to be a great writer. I write because it is my journal and my release, and I write publicly because I hope that...

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Parenting

Who is that crazy lady?

Someone might see me at times and think, “Just who is that crazy lady?” It might be when I’m singing the Barney song and...

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FaithParenting

Omniscient Grace

Sometimes we learn amazing lessons about God from our children. Unconditional love. Instant forgiveness. Pure joy. But sometimes God uses...

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Faith

Who am I? I am…

Who am I? I’ve always had many answers for that question. At different points in my life and in different conversations, I would have...

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Faith

Getting nothing done?

I often lie in bed at night and either think to myself or say aloud to my husband “I got absolutely nothing done today.” It is usually...

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