Category Archives: Everyday Living

Prayers of the Saints

I attended a prayer meeting Tuesday.  A meeting where I assumed dozens of women would be attending.  I showed up and there were only four.  A bit disappointing, but I wasn’t there for a party.  It was my first time … Continue reading

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A New Year

In a few moments the calendar will flip to a new page with a new year.  2017.  In so many ways, saying this brings relief.  I have high hopes for 2017.  I am so weary from 2016.  And yet, I … Continue reading

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When Eating Pizza was the most Spiritual Moment of your Day

Tonight a friend from church invited us over for a casual pizza dinner. Me, the fellow, and both the girls. We ate pizza with this little family of 3 and I got teary-eyed when it was time to leave. We … Continue reading

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The Human Heart

This past weekend my church hosted a winter clothing give-away to the homeless and refugees in our area.  This is the 4th year, and more and more people keep coming.  I’ve had a more involved role this year, and while … Continue reading

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How I Want My Heart to Break

The phrase “your heart breaks in all the right places,” streams out of the speakers in my car.  One of my favorite singer/songwriters catches me off guard again.  I want to be the person he’s singing about. But I’m about … Continue reading

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2014 is Scary

Does the start of a new year scare anyone else besides me? Sure, I get excited with everyone else about the start of a fresh year, and I watch the ball fall in Times Square, and make a lot of … Continue reading

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Things Learned in September

I know I’ve missed a few months, but my sweet blog-friend Emily over at Chatting at the Sky does a post at the end of each month where we share things we learned in the past month.  Here are my “have learned” … Continue reading

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So, I Donated a Kidney.

Three weeks ago, I donated my left kidney.  I didn’t think I would blog about it.  Only a handful of people even know I did it.  I didn’t think people needed to know. But now that I’m three weeks out … Continue reading

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Marriage, Marriage, Everywhere

The topic of marriage seems to be hitting me from all sides lately.  Whether it’s in someone’s blog, a sermon, or the fact that half of my facebook friends have turned into self-made photographers and are filling their pages with … Continue reading

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Graduations, Birthdays, and Rambling

SO many college graduations are happening this weekend!  It’s making me nostalgic.  First, my closest friend in Greensboro just graduated with her PhD today (Yay Christine!), which has me thinking of my college graduation.  I was nowhere close to getting … Continue reading

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