Family is…

I wasn’t going to write about this today. I have several other posts lined up and ready to go. Yay me! I was planning on using one of those to get me through this crazy week. But Suzie Eller’s prompt for this week’s #livefree link up “Family is…?” kept ringing in my ears as I […]

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Bug Fixes

I have a love-hate relationship with technology. As long as it does what I want it to, we are fine. Unfortunately, when it asks me to do something, I get flustered. Software updates throw me for a loop every. single. time. Just when I get comfortable with the latest best iteration, the manufacturer wants to […]

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Weary Warrior

If you have come expecting a good message today, I hope you won’t feel cheated by this. The beginnings of countless potential blog posts clutter my desktop, but I haven’t been able to finish a single one. So, rather than rush through something that has the possibility to be good if given the right attention, […]

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JUST SHUT UP

“JUST SHUT UP!” Not a sentence anybody wants to hear. Certainly not someone who loves words the way I do. Most definitely not from the mouth of their seven year old son. His choice of words and tone left much to be desired, but he taught me an unmistakable lesson. Sometimes silence is the very […]

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Don’t Back Up

Have you ever been challenged by a story? A man leading a devotion for servant ministries on Fort Hood, told a compelling story about a prison chaplain who was called in the 1980s to minister to an inmate dying of AIDS. Of course, we didn’t know back then how the disease was really transmitted, so […]

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Whitewash

Does he really think that is going to make a difference? I pondered this as the salesman demonstrated his company’s new cleaning product on my son’s old sneaker. The sole was flapping. The rubber was peeling. The laces were frayed. The toes were worn from being used too many times as brakes for his bike. […]

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