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Learning Grace through Parenthood

A few weeks ago, I took my 17-month-old daughter to a bookstore to do some Christmas shopping. There, we were greeted with free Styrofoam cups full of spiced apple cider. I took a cup, and clearly my girl wanted a … Continue reading

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No EXCUSE Necessary

Today I’m linking up with the Five Minute Friday community, writing for five minutes on  a given prompt.  This week’s word is EXCUSE.   When my oldest niece, Eriah, was three years old, she had quite a vocabulary. You could … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Growth in the SILENCE

Today I’m linking up with the Five Minute Friday community, writing for five minutes on a given prompt. This week’s word is SILENCE.   In the silence, you’re growing inside me.  I can’t hear you or see you, but when … Continue reading

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Day 22/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: LIGHT

Day 22 Each morning, it is my prayer that I would be a light to everyone in my path.  That the love of Jesus shines through me by my actions, my words, or even just in a smile.  There are … Continue reading

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Day 20/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: DISCOVER

Day 20 I love watching my daughter experience new things, and providing new experiences for her to try.  This summer as our crunchy grass needed water, I stuck her feet and hands in front of the sprinkler.  She discovered the … Continue reading

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Day 19/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: BRAVE

Day 19 I used to be brave.  I used to snowboard and hike mountain peaks and enjoy rollercoasters.  And then I became a mother.  The most exhilarating activities I enjoyed seem freaking insane to me right now.  This week, my … Continue reading

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Day 16/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: READ

Day 16 Before I had my baby girl, I came up with a list of books I loved as a kid.  Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, and Miss Rumphius were my favorites, and were the first books I bought for … Continue reading

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