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Breathing In and Breathing Out: Forgiveness

One of the most important topics in my life is forgiveness. Forgiveness of myself … because I fail a lot. Forgiveness of others, because … well … nobody is perfect….

No Pretty Little Bow

I think I want to hide – preferably in a nice beach house. Over the past four years I’ve felt many things more acutely than I thought possible – physical…

Sanity in the Storm

Lately my biggest issue is I think I’m losing my mind. You might think that should be considered of paramount importance, but I think it was bound to happen. I…

Holding Firmly to My Best Friend’s Hand

I’m a scaredy-cat … I’ll admit it. Recently my kids and I joined some friends for a day at the beach … it was beautiful and so much fun! This…

Am I Missing Something?

I’m in a rather funky place … and when I say funky I don’t mean some fun and crazy place where people dress with flair and the music is cranking….

How Childhood Forms Your Ideas of Family

Recently I was asked, “How did your childhood help you to form your ideas of marriage and what you needed to look for in a husband and father of your…

Making Messes Meaningful

Does anyone else have floors that could be considered fertile ground for science fair projects? I feel like I’m constantly cleaning but to no avail. I live with all these…

A Perfectly Imperfect Mother’s Day

One of the best Mother’s Days I ever had was spent at Chuck-E-Cheese. I know, I know … how in the world is that even possible? In all fairness, it…

Will It Ever End?

It’s been almost four years since my husband left. In that time I’ve learned to forgive. It was a hard-fought battle to be sure. I knew forgiveness didn’t mean I…

Sweet Romance for a Single Mom

Romance is one of those words that feels like it should only be ascribed to the affection between a man and woman. It conjures up images of quiet pond-side picnics,…

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