The Great Colorado Vacation of 2012

Most people who know me, or have read any number of my other blogs like Battle Plans, know that I am, by nature, a planner.  That is why I am so often convicted by verses like James 4:13-15 and Matthew 6:34.  If I had planned out every detail of our vacation and insisted on following a strict […]

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Off the Grid

This is the second musing from our Illinois vacation.  On the first morning we were visiting my husband’s small town of Strasburg, Illinois, he went out for a run, promising to be back in time for me to get mine in before he went golfing with his brothers.  As the minutes dragged on, I mentally […]

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Green Haze

Between recovering from the Spartan Race and the return of my husband last month, I haven’t had much of an opportunity to run or write lately.  Thankfully, I was able to do both during our recent vacation in Illinois to visit family.  We drove somewhere around 2,500 miles and visited St. Joseph, Peoria, Chicago and Strasburg.  The […]

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April Craft Days Recap

April was supposed to be for making Mother’s Day gifts, but it seems like a few of the ladies are planning to keep their creations for themselves.  As always we had a wonderful time chatting around the messy desks.  This time it was particularly sweet, as our conversations centered primarily around the return of our […]

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Facing Conflicting Feelings After Deployment

If you read The Top 10 Ways You Know it Has Been a Long Deployment, you might have guessed that I am nearing the end of a 12 month stint of having my husband in Afghanistan. And, you would probably guess that I am elated at the prospect of having him home soon. You would be almost entirely right. […]

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Coincidence…I think not!

Before I started my Musings, I visited several web sites and blogs run by friends of mine.  I have a friend who is a faithful Christian woman, an awesome photographer, and even enjoys running.  It was on Dena’s Well House Photography site that I read “Our God is not a god of coincidences.”   How true […]

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