Where Your Feet Take You

I wonder where your feet will take you this week? I wonder what your week will entail? Do you ever spend too much timer wondering or worrying that you forget to wander? You forget to let those painted toes test out the waters because you’ve been planning your every step?     Some weeks have to be […]

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Offering Your Voice

Sometimes I feel I have nothing to offer. Not even as a mother. My voice feels small. Lost in all the noise. And I think, “Should I even speak?” “Is it a waste of breath?” “Of space?” I know it sounds dramatic, but I know some of you feel the same way, think the same […]

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Being Friends

It’s Friday and I’m thinking about friendship. Thanking God for friendship, really. Do you remember the days when you would write B/F/F at the bottom of letters that you passed in class? I remember some girls changing B/F/F’s more often than their clothes. And I’ve known some school-made B/F/F’s to last a lifetime. My mom’s elementary  B/F/F is […]

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Did I ever tell you I wanted to be a nun? Did I ever tell you I wanted to be a nun? I think it was 11th grade. I told everyone that I was going to become a nun. And everyone laughed at me. “But, you aren’t even Catholic.” “I’ll start the first nunnery at our […]

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Mondays and Feelings

Do you ever feel like Mondays can be schizophrenic? One Monday you knock things out and the next Monday you feel knocked out before Monday begins? Some Mondays you feel energized and other’s you feel dead on arrival. This Monday is a start. Another Monday feels like an end (even, if only to a great weekend). […]

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Insecurity At Any Age

Today at thirty-eight when I feel I should be so sure, I’m finding myself feeling overly insecure. That’s a hard thing to type, to share, to publish. Even harder to accept.

But maybe you feel this way too?

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Stretch and Grow

I’m a huge advocate of personal growth. In fact, I’m a junkie when it comes to books, articles, podcasts, conferences and anything that helps me to stretch and grow. Anyone else? While I call studying personal growth, I’ve also learned that growing usually comes in the doing. The going. The trying. The risking. At least that […]

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Welcoming Help

I’m finding my way in the delicate balance of preparation and waiting today, and remembering that God is at work. I am not done, even when I feel that I am. Today is a good day to keep growing, to prepare and to welcome help. Everyday I’ll welcome help.

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I forget

I forget things all the time.  It didn’t used to be this way.  I used to be excellent at remembering.  Well, with the exception of . . . I forget things all the time. It didn’t used to be this way. I used to be excellent at remembering. Well, with the exception of . . […]

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