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Cultivate Peace

James 3:13-18- 13 ¶ Who among you is wise and understanding? By his good conduct he should show that his works are done in the gentleness that comes from wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition … Continue reading

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The simplest things…

I had a rare but precious hour of peace and quiet yesterday with my adorable 2 year old baby boy. Its not the usual for me to get some time with just one of my little ones at a time, … Continue reading

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a little sadness creeping in….

My 17-year-old son, Zane, is in Nashville now going through the steps he needs to to get into the early entry program for the Marines. He won’t actually leave for boot-camp until next July or August. You’d think the way I’ve been … Continue reading

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The beautiful tranquility of a walk in the forest…

       I took a walk in the forest just recently with my younger children. We were on our last camping trip of the year and this time we got a site that was backed into the woods near … Continue reading

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What were you thinking???

I get asked this question at times- People questioning my possible lack of sane judgment when they notice that my husband and I have 7 children and the 4 youngest are all 6 years old and younger. Funny thing is … Continue reading

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very bad no good day

This was just plain a very bad, no good day. I feel 15 years older and so tired that my DNA has slipped into a coma or a frenzy, not sure which one yet. What do you do when it … Continue reading

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So, here we go again…

I used to make New Year’s Resolutions. I’d get pretty fancy and meticulous about it even insisting on a trip to Barnes and Noble to buy a new journal in which to permanently record all my good intentions. The only … Continue reading

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