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A running conversation

Matt 7:7-8 Ask, and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives, and he who seeks, finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened. These verses are a call to continuous prayer – to keep our hearts […]

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Dear Aunt B – the sweetest compliment ever . . .

This is my niece, Maryleigh’s new blog. Check it out. She is a creative and I love the way she is sharing with vulnerability. She has so much to share with the world! I look forward to every post! Here is a link to her site so you can read for yourself https://writingauntb.wordpress.com/ I am […]

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New Work: Vintage Friends

Vintage Friends 20×20 “Constant use will not wear ragged the fabric of friendship.” – Dorothy Parker Textured background, acrylic

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Thanksgiving

This has been a strange Thanksgiving. I have spent the majority of my 50 years going to my grandmother’s for lunch and this year we went to the beach with my ex-husband’s family instead. It will be the first Thanksgiving we, my kids and I, have spent without my ex or my grandmother here on […]

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When stress eats away my progress. . .

I work in education. This means that this, this month of May, is the most stressful time of the year for me (the second most stressful being the start of school). I gain pounds almost every May and lose them in June. This is unhealthy. It is even more irritating. Buuuuutttttt . . . I […]

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Today, I am READY.

<a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/14726995/?claim=wyk2yfbazvf”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> “When we settle we sacrifice ourselves, and in doing this we hurt our authentic connection wth others.” Shannon Kaiser Adventures for Your Soul I am no longer a spring chicken. I have cracks in my armor and it seems to just be missing in places. I have had my […]

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The Dread of Decision

When trying to make a decision, my family looks like we are engaged in desperate game of volleyball – no one wants to be the one to let the ball drop in the sand by making a decision! Decision making has become an albatross in my family. No one wants to bear the weight of […]

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Going to Church OR Feeling Naked

Thanks to  Carmen K. Sisson for her awesome photograph! Click her name to check out her photography and free-lance journalism bio!  “In his moments of insecurity he was haunted by the suggestion that life might be, after all, significant.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Beautiful and the Damned) “The important thing isn’t what other people think you are; […]

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Share the load. . .

“People tend to become like you treat them or believe them to be.” – Stephen R. Covey I cannot begin to tell you how much I LOVE, LOVE this commercial. I was raised in the South, where traditionally, mom stays home with the kids and takes care of the housework and the general raising of […]

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To plan is . . .

planning – noun; the process of making plans for something “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Ben Franklin “He who fails to plan is planning to fail.” – Winston Churchill “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” – John Wooden Planning. I love a pretty planner. I love to plan. However, planning […]

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