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Useful, Nourishing and Needed


I shared this infograph on my Facebook wall a few weeks back. There was no attribution, no link back, no nothin’. One of my friends said, “That’s from Jen Hatmaker’s book ‘Interrupted’.” I’m so thankful she shared that info. I’ve … Continue reading

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It takes a village


They say it takes a village to raise a child and I say, “Amen!” In today’s world, a community might be a better way to say it…and I got to see that first hand today. I spent some time this … Continue reading

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Looking forward to my ‘summer’


I’m reading a really neat book called, Spiritual Rhythm: Being with Jesus Every Season of Your Soul by Mark Buchanan. I’m enjoying it and I seem to find an “ah ha” moment every time I crack it open (?) on … Continue reading

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A 2×4 of reality


I had my first “Oh no. I can’t do this. I’ve got to get out of here,” thought last night during our weekly three-hour CASA training. We had a panel of folks from SRS, St. Francis (services) and TFI (foster … Continue reading

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CASA step 1


I started the 30-hour training tonight to become a CASA. I was amazed by the number of people there. I think we had close to 25 attendees. It was a good diversity of ages. In fact, I was shocked by … Continue reading

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Moving onto circles


Got a birthday coming up next weekend for our niece’s birthday who’s going to turn four. I’m running in my head some ideas for some pretty, frilly dress-up skirts. I found a couple ideas out there that say to cut … Continue reading

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God is talking


I keep seeing and thinking about things that lead me back to the lessons in “The Hole in Our Gospel” by Richard Stearns. I get a daily Bible verse from Bible Gateway and it showed me again what God is … Continue reading

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Embracing the good news


Continuing to read “The Hole in Our Gospel” by Richard Stearns. Good, good stuff. Here’s a question he poses to readers: “What if each of us decided with renewed commitment to truly embrace the good news, the whole gospel, and … Continue reading

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Kindle cover, check!


I’m giving myself a big pat on the back. I just finished a Kindle cover I’m making for mom for her birthday. I found the pattern on Junie Moon. Yeah for me! I’m still tweaking the bottom because I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Am I strong enough?


Next year I’m going to start a new adventure–volunteering for the Sunflower CASA Project. I’ve been thinking about it for years but was never sure I was strong enough. Do you know what CASA stands for? They are Court-Appointed Special … Continue reading

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