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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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Chill Out, Mom!

Ever noticed how the simplest moment has a way of evolving into legend? My baby girl, now almost 26 years [...]

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The Best Yes: A Book Review

You should know, I completely forgot I had a book review to write today. Completely. Life has been like that [...]

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The Box

The box was ... askew. Perhaps that was the best word for it. Several strips of duct tape held the [...]

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The Drought of Right Now

When I go to the well what water am I thirsty for? What need do I seek to fulfill when [...]

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When there’s no wind in your sails…

Have you ever been sailing through life as smooth as can be? Not a cloud on the horizon. Gliding along [...]

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On the Care and Cultivation of Control

You know what drives me up the wall? Pencils. Speaking as a homeschool mom, I have to tell you that [...]

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How to make Time Sacred

Everyone has twenty-four hours a day. No more. No less. We all have same quantity of time, but we don't [...]

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On the Move

 “They say Aslan is on the move - perhaps has already landed.” And now a very curious thing happened. None [...]

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