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Stealing my joy – no more

My childhood was a crazy puzzle of moving along with oddities I can’t condense simply,  and friendships that were short lived until I got to Jr High. There was one constant: my mom’s two favorite phrases. When was the last time you pooped? They are [in some way] jealous of you. Seriously, all my questions…

Slice of pie; humble Please

Just when you think you can’t get any more humble… God gives you another babe. Then he lets said babe poo on you while your friend is over to meet this new bundle of joy. Of course it was bad… Yes, it could have been worse but I had to laugh. Never become so uptight…

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Sensitivity to the fertility struggles

Social media often haunts me. From the fact that we lost my dearest friend just over 2 years ago and FB continues to tell me she is on “chat” right now to the difficulty in finding a balance to people invading my privacy but also connecting with people I care about. It isn’t rocket science,…

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Wait, so you can Soar: Lesson in Patience and Trust

Looking out through Spanish moss covered oak trees, and the overcast Florida sky this big Osprey waited. CONFESSION: My children love Raptor’s … I don’t know why, other than we live in Florida and everything here is either prey or about to be prey unless you are a bird of prey. So, in the interest…

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Whispers from Heaven; My son’s revelation

I’ve been driving down the interstate and began to weep at something or a simple moment in time when I knew something divine had just happened. Recently, my heart was aching and God sent a small but powerful signal to me in a small creature: this dragon fly. I am not mystical, nor do I…