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Sunday Glory- The Creation Museum and Ark Encounter Trip

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.   Genesis 1:1-2 I spent … Continue reading

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Christmas 2016 and Other Ramblings

It seems hard to believe that Christmas has come and gone and it’s already time to start packing the decorations all away.  It’s always a funny feeling the day after Christmas.  I always feel bittersweet.  Part of me hates to … Continue reading

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Still Learning to Let Go

My “children” are both grown (in their mid 20s).  They’ve graduated from college, found jobs, and are supporting themselves.  They both live in different cities in a neighboring state and granted they are just a few driving hours away, I … Continue reading

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Stroke of Midnight

Today’s wordpress daily prompt:  Where were you last night at midnight? Would you have wanted to be somewhere else? I don’t think I can recall a time in my life when I wasn’t awake at midnight to bring in the … Continue reading

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Memories of My Father

I try not to be sad around Father’s Day, but I am.  I miss my dad.  A lot. Sometimes I pull out old VHS tapes of him and watch them.  They bring a rush of emotions that flood my soul … Continue reading

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Fifteen Things I Miss Most About My Mother

It seems the older I get, the more I think about my mother, especially around Mother’s Day.  She’s been gone over 8 years now.  I was thinking about her while driving to the store today.  I have to be honest … Continue reading

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When Peace is Elusive

I remember when my children were infants.  My husband and I would often go into their rooms at night and peek at them sleeping peacefully in their cribs.  Sometimes we would just stand there in the soft glow of the … Continue reading

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