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Shattered Ideals

We're still not sure how it happened. Sudden temperature shifts? A random yahoo throwing rocks in the dark? A manufacturer's [...]

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6 Steps to Getting Over Yourself

I’d never heard of a labyrinth other than the David Bowie movie and Greek mythology. As you can imagine, those [...]

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Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Some of my best memories are tied to foods. Take this strawberry cake, for instance. It will forever be be [...]

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For the Days that I Feel Like the Villian

{image source} There was a shift in my universe a couple of weeks ago. I was born in 1974. When [...]

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Book Review: Keepers of the Covenant

My latest read from the Litfuse Chicks is by one of my very favorite authors-Lynn Austin. A writer of Christian [...]

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Rhythms of Grace

"Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your [...]

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Keep Chill’n

The holidays are coming. You could hardly miss it with the department store decorations going up in August this year. [...]

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Fall Bucket List for Moms and Kids

We’re halfway through fall and quickly approaching the holidays. So take a break and a deep breath, and think about [...]

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It’s Time for a Story

I spent ages trying to think of typically English ways to chill out that I could tell you all about [...]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Darkness

In the beginning… God said, “Let there be light.” I’m paraphrasing a bit, but this is the gist of the [...]

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Surrounded By Yellow

Every year when the leaves start changing colors I think about the house we lived in during my junior high [...]

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On Goldfish, Parenting, and Responsibility

I'm not really a pet person. I'm just not. I have had a couple of cats over the years. One [...]

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Learning to Fall

Last week while I was walking our puppy, I somehow got tangled up in my own feet and the uneven [...]

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Chill Hours

This summer we harvested our first crop of cherries! I am not the farmer in our family.  My children and pets [...]

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The Year I Ruined Christmas

When we moved to Georgia, we began living in giant houses. As a girl who loooooooves Christmas, a giant house [...]

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Reclaim the Joy

Sometimes housework makes me a little crazy, okay, a lot crazy. Especially when I’ve got company coming over. In fact, [...]

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The Closest I’ve Ever Been to Heaven

I was living in a spiritual desert when we journeyed across an ocean to walk as pilgrims in a physical [...]

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Are you willing to look for the story?

Have you ever been so overwhelmed by the constant bombardment of social media that you've wanted to log off the [...]

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The Year I Didn’t have money for Christmas Cards

Christmas of 2010 was the first year I did not send out Christmas Cards. I did not make the decision [...]

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Busy On Purpose

I am having the busiest month I've had all year. It's ironic since my two areas of writing are chill [...]

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