Joy

November 26, 2018

First, it was a big book titled Elements that he got for Christmas when he was… I don’t know, maybe 8? He read it, reread it, and read it some more, to the point that he had the periodic table all but memorized and pretty good understanding of what those […]

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Surprise! We’re having a…

November 22, 2018

A house. We’re having a house. But I don’t feel bad about leading you there because there are a LOT of similarities between having a house and having a baby. It’s a life-changing transition. It’s super exciting. It’s super stressful. The process takes longer than you want it to. You […]

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This is why…

October 1, 2018

Oh, I’m so happy that HandsFreeMama gave me such a perfect, shining example of what I wanted to put into words today. It’s worth clicking over there and reading it yourself, but in the likely event that you won’t, I’ll just share the heart of it: There I was, sitting […]

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Not Worth It.

September 27, 2018

Oh wow. Life is fun sometimes. Really fun. This is great. I’m glad I took the time to write out what I learned the other day about trials being “worth it,“ because there was another half to the story – and if you’ve read that one, you’ll have some pretty […]

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Worth it?

September 24, 2018

Hi friends!!    So, when you were in a difficult place and working on trying to get to a less-difficult place, has anyone ever tried to tell you “It’s hard, but it’s worth it…”   and then, instead of being encouraged, you kinda wanted to kick them in the shins […]

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Fire Swamps

September 23, 2018

So hey, facebook. How’s it going. Me? Oh, you know. Same old, same old. In and out of the fire swamp. By now, I’m pretty good at navigating its “terrors.” I know what clicking & popping means. I’ve spent enough time drowning in lightning sand that I can spot it […]

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Recharging…

September 19, 2018

The other day, around noon, I started feeling tired. Like, a nap sounded great. I thought about “indulging” but put it off a little. Then, a half hour later, I noticed my cell phone battery was low. There’s nothing wrong with the phone, really. That just happens when you have […]

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