Moving Forward in the Waiting

I picked a ‘flower’ today! That hasn’t happened in sooooooo long! By ‘flower’ I mean a little revelation that comes as I bop along life’s road. It feels a little like God sweeps back the veil for just a moment and you get a flash of understanding that is just for that moment. My old […]

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Writer Wannabe

Standing in the middle of a bookstore surrounded by the smell of ink and paper and Starbucks coffee I am overcome. There are millions of words contained on these shelves and not one of them is mine. I have dreamed of being a writer since as long as I can remember. Dreamt of my name […]

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Road Trip Reading {Reviews}

One of the great things about road trips is that if you aren’t driving you have plenty of time to sit there and read! Since I had received happy mail just a week prior to us leaving for BC I had plenty of reading material! I have two books to recommend to you. In Good […]

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Reclaiming Summer and Slowing Down

I am doing my best to savour summer. I will be the first to admit that summer is NOT my favourite season of the year. I am not into any of the following: heat humidity dust/dirt sticky, sweaty skin legs sticking to seats when I actually where shorts I am fond of: beautiful flowers leafy, […]

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What I Learned in June…

I haven’t done this for awhile, reflected on what I learned the last month, and I thought it was time to do so again. So I am joining the link up at Emily Freeman’s blog Chatting at the Sky. 1. City Grad is way different from Small Town Grad! Our son graduated this month. He […]

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Summer Reviews…

I am trying to take more time to read this summer. Switch my gaze from a screen to paper. A lot of my friends read on their devices but for me there is something wonderful about a physical book to hold in my hands. I kinda love it. I am thankful for the relationship that […]

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Gathered In…My Gift to Me

You don’t get to come back unchanged. When you have been around people who influence, love and lift up you can’t help but let it sink in and become a part of you. I watched a brave, beautiful soul gift us with a hospitality that was completely unlike mine. So gentle and easy and tasty. […]

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Reclaiming the Word

It’s Tuesday morning and the sun is sparkling behind the clouds and trees. It’s Tuesday morning and three kids have been on the bus for half an hour, one kid is in the shower, one may still be in bed and one didn’t come home last night. (Update: she was in bed…late for school…grumpy) It’s […]

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You’re Loved No Matter What {a review plus}

Sometimes you can’t read a book quickly. When I get review copies I try and get through them as soon as possible in order to get the review up in the time frame that the publisher wants it. I couldn’t do that with this book. I needed to absorb it. Slowly. Perfectionism is something that […]

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letting hope rise {FMF}

I need HOPE to rise again. Hope has been beaten down and left in the dust. *kids making hurtful choices *my son’s lack of purpose or desire to do anything positive *plumbers whose goal seems to be wrecking our house *same guy who steals thousands of dollars *weight going up on the scale instead of […]

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