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October Photo Challenge: Chill Out

I love October! To quote Anne-with-an-e Shirley, "I'm so glad I live in world where there are Octobers!" Don't you think [...]

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The Power of a Good Word

This past month, my husband and I made a change. We decided to leave the community group we'd deeply  loved, [...]

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The Struggle Is Real

I'm fearfully and wonderfully made. But sometimes, when faced with the blunt truth of self, I'm full of fear. Fear [...]

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Buoy of Hope

She was anxious to see the splendor on the other side but waiting her turn. She glanced back, as mothers [...]

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Begin Where You Are

When I realised what our topic was here at Middle Places this month I was stunned at God's timing. Yet [...]

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Carry On

The tray clearly read "TOP RACK ONLY"... yet somehow I missed those words before I put it in the dishwasher [...]

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Does God Answer Prayers?

A friend asked a question on Facebook this week. She mentioned the vote for or against alcohol sales in her [...]

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Book Review: Treasury of Bible Stories

Here at Middle Places when we review a book it’s usually for you, but I decided to take the opportunity [...]

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This Is A Test

What happens when you hear an Emergency Siren? Living in the South, where tornados can pop up at the drop [...]

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Sisters of the Heart

"Mommy? Do you think that Bay was a girl?" Bay, was the family name we had chosen for the baby [...]

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When You Have No Idea

I like to pretend I’m a planner.   I make lists and write in calendars.  On the surface it seems I [...]

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Going In Through the Out Door

I don’t know what it is like where you are but where I am it has been a hot summer! [...]

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Learning To Have Real Conversations Online

There’s been a lot of to do over Starbucks and their Pumpkin Spice Latte on social media recently. Charts and graphs, [...]

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Are You Waiting?

Transcription: Are you waiting? Are you waiting for something that seems to have no end in sight? Are you waiting [...]

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The Pottery of Me

The pottery of me seems flawed, so broken, like I dropped it from on high or maybe there was a [...]

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An Unexpected Call

As a college student, I often found myself wanting more than I was getting.  I wanted a degree now. I [...]

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The Envelope: When Grief Begins Again

Sunday at church, my cousin brought me a large manila envelope full of photos her mom had sorted out for [...]

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Becoming

I am becoming. You are too. We are all becoming…the question is what? Who? What will our next breath mold [...]

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Pay It Forward

Psalms 90:12 “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” I do not remember [...]

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Timid Steps

I remember the screaming. My baby boy wailing and clutching his little finger as it quickly began to puff up [...]

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