Why Every Woman Needs a Fight Club

Confession time: I’ve struggled with being an awkward, introverted woman for a long time. Opening my heart to friendship is probably my greatest desire above the protection and provision for my family, but it’s SO hard. It’s hard to be vulnerable. And if you’ve read my post When God Calls You Out (Read it before you finish this post. It […]

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How to Quelch Awkward

When I sat down to write this post about my number one fear – awkwardness, I realized I accidentally wrote an awkward title. Quelch is a word of antiquity and only appears in unabridged dictionaries according to Grammarist. Quelch is possibly a shortened version of squelch, but it’s definition definitely exemplifies what I want to […]

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What Mama Learned at VBS

I’m still awaiting the perfect post-VBS nap. You know, the nap where you sleep so hard, you wake yourself up drooling on your arm. Alas, that nap alludes me. So, I’m writing my thoughts down while they’re still fresh from Vacation Bible School. Being a VBS leader is REALLY hard, but holy work. I’ve taught […]

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The Delight of a Slow Walker

My sweet Little One is a character. She is 19 months old and finally walking! All it took was a trip down the aisle to join our church recently. She was ready. We went and got her from the nursery. She saw the stage and off she went. She’s bold and bright and loud and […]

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On New Adventures

It’s Valentine’s Day and my family is snoring – all of them. We spent the day out in a pasture. The kids rode a little four wheeler. I held the little one most of the day. I also shot a couple of skeet with a shotgun (SO.MUCH.FUN. and not while holding a baby). My hubby […]

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Planting Heart Seeds

No one told me having a six-year-old was going to be such a roller coaster. This girl. She’s vibrant one minute and pouting the next. At least with a toddler you know where you stand – “NO!” or laughing. There is no in-between. Her latest thing is to go lay dramatically across the bed and […]

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