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Adoption is not for the faint of heart. You experience great highs and great lows. Your emotions are never settled. You hold back your hope because you know the outcome is not in your control. You don’t fully grieve the little losses along the way because you know something amazing ...
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It was third grade. Mrs. Harkey’s class. I don’t remember the class so much as I remember her; she treated me with tenderness and subtlety. It was my first year and my only year in her class. It was a clear day. Bright sun and I remember the color yellow. ...
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I haven’t been writing but that is because life has been crazy – the good kind – and I am writing at our adoption blog and at Soul Munchies. Please stop by and check them out. I hope to be writing here again but till then I’d love for you ...
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Lent creeps up on me every year. Or well the last couple years when I’ve wanted to observe it. I know it’s coming but for some reason I always feel surprised by it. I’ve yet to make it to an Ash Wednesday and this year was no different. My church ...
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Last week I started a weekly post that I hope to be able to do most weeks. It’s a link party, really. It’s link to articles, pictures, or videos that have caught my eye during the past week. It’s my way of spreading ideas and beauty that I have found. ...
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Back in October, I had the privilege to be part of the Launch Team for Rachel Held Evan’s latest book, Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and Calling Her Husband Master. It was an honor and a lot of ...
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I often get asked where I get all the things I read.  Or asked when do I read.  I should confess that my house isn’t as organized as it should be and I’ve been known to let the dishes sit … Continue reading → ...
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A couple weeks ago I listed my 2013 Reading Wish List which contained way too many books that I’d like to finish or start, many of which I owned already.  They are a mix of fiction, creative non-fiction and non-fiction … Continue reading → ...
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Yesterday I listed my Reading Wish List for 2013.  This morning I started going through my books.  We need more space.  We need to raise some money to adopt a beautiful little girl.  I need to quit impulsively buying and hoarding good … Continue reading → ...
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I have a very bad habit of starting books but not finishing them or picking books up on discounts but not always getting to them.  Many have said I should use the library but me and the library returning process … Continue reading → ...

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