SURVIVOR!

Have you ever read something, something you had heard before, or already knew, but then you read it in a new way and something magical happened?  As I have been reading through the bible these last several months, the ‘remnant of Israel’ has been mentioned several times.  These are the people God allowed time and time again […]

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Clean Living

This concept of clean is everywhere these days.  Clean eating seems to be the new craze.  So, I googled it, just to see what the hype was all about.  The first site that popped up was from Clean Eating Magazine.  According to the article, eating clean is following the simple guidelines listed below: Eating 5-6 times […]

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New Year's Resolutions

If God Wrote My New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions I have never cared much for the idea of New Year’s Resolutions, and it seems choosing “one word” for the year has overtaken the tradition of making them. But the ideas are similar. I like goals and measurable benchmarks to evaluate progress or improvement. I like lists…no, that is an understatement. I […]

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Spam!

First, a caveat for my dear sister:  No I am not talking about the canned meat our parents fed us on camping trips when we were growing up!  But, interestingly enough that is the only definition given in my dictionary with a copyright date of 1984.  Now, almost 30 years later, we are on the […]

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30 Days of Thanks

This was not my idea, but I love to play along.  Best I can tell, it started in 2008 on a blog by a girl named Monica.  Now, she and some friends have a whole website dedicated to it, 30 Days of Thanks.  The site also highlights other daily projects for each month of the year.  I’ve done 30 Days of Thanks for […]

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Beads, Baubles and Bling

You might not expect that a girl who uses the idea of a messy desk as an ad campaign for a place you should come to craft, would have a problem with that mess, but even I have to draw the line somewhere.  I went to a Fort Polk Spouses Club Craft Group get together last Monday and took along most of […]

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