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(RE)kindle: Fanning the Flames

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 Happy February peeps!! [...]

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February Freebies: Love Printables

Every month I take a little while to come up with some pretty graphics that are just waiting for you [...]

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February Photo Challenge: (RE)kindle

It's almost February...the month of gushy love notes, cupids, doilies pasted onto red construction paper, and those nasty chalky candy [...]

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Your Story in 50 words

Have you ever seen this before? God's story in 50 words. God made. Adam bit. Noah arked. Abraham split. Joseph [...]

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What Will I Miss

What comes with the days? What feelings and experiences make the point… make you need to live another and another [...]

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Conversations…

My daughter and I were having a conversation. She's 14 now and so sometimes these conversations can be frightening, crazy, [...]

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Embracing the Quirky

"I wish I had some of your energy!" I hear this all the time from folks that follow me on [...]

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My Extraordinary Year

For over a decade I have had a theme word for my year. Sometimes I follow it closely. Sometimes, like [...]

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Once Upon A Pig

Once upon a time there was a fair maiden that lived in a lovely country home with her knight in [...]

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A Winter Bucket List

We’ve hit the middle of January and the holidays are now a distant memory. As I begin to think about [...]

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What I Learned Playing Candy Crush

I downloaded a bunch of games when I had the flu. I was worthless for reading and writing, so I [...]

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Back at the starting line…

I was dreaming about ice cream right before I woke up this morning. And I'm pretty sure I know why. [...]

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When it’s Hard to Receive

"Don't you rob me of this blessing." she said to me as I protested her help. We both had tears [...]

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Climb the one in front of you

A week ago, I was climbing a mountain - I mean the real deal.  There were portions where I was [...]

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Time to (Re)charge

I feel empty... Something is draining my spirit... like leaving a light on in a car overnight drains the battery. Sometimes [...]

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Grief is a Funny Thing

Grief is a funny thing, it can creep up on you when you least expect it.  That's (Re)life. The other [...]

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In Which I Get Called a Heretic

Martin tells me they are out of school for December, and he is praying for a good harvest. Martin lives [...]

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3 Practical Ways to Pray More Often

Prayer. It's an area of my spiritual life that I've always felt was lacking. I want to pray more. I [...]

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For When They are Just Like You

He didn't eat his required 3 bites of casserole last night. Now here we are, at lunch the next day....waiting [...]

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Keeping things hot when it’s cold, cold, cold

The holidays are over and between the costs of traveling and purchasing Christmas gifts, January’s budget is as tight as my Spanx [...]

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