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Daily dose of inspiration and motivation

As a mom of six children and as a wife I am busy.  In my downtime I love to read the blogs of others that are faith-based stories about real life. It is inspirational to see faith played out in the lives of others. A while ago in my blog search I found myself reading… Continue reading Daily dose of inspiration and motivation

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Faith, family, and frugality

Where the writing begins. Simple. Easy. Real. Honest. I have a lot to say. Maybe nobody wants to hear it. However, here are a few random facts about me. I am Jesus’ girl. First and foremost in everything. I love to write and been keeping a journal and/or writing since I was thirteen years old.… Continue reading Faith, family, and frugality

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  So far my morning has consisted of a taking the children to school, grocery shopping with my littles, doing the budget, garage sale organization, a puking child, and various household chores. This morning I also Fought anxiety. Became easily overwhelmed. And needed to find that inner peace. As I was cleaning the vomit out… Continue reading

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Grief, child loss, and life

Child.  Death.  Funeral.  Grief.  Survival.  New normal. Unfortunately, it is not as rare as you would think. These words stop me cold EVERY SINGLE TIME I see them. Since losing David, my eyes are open to the plight of the bereaved everywhere, especially in my own community.  A week ago my own small community faced the… Continue reading Grief, child loss, and life

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Why I will no longer be doing selfies….as if the picture was not proof positive enough.

I am usually behind the camera so the few pictures we do have of me are poorly timed shots where my face is distorted and makes for a comical picture. While I would love to have some professionally done shots to post on my author page, for now I have to settle for silly selfies and… Continue reading Why I will no longer be doing selfies….as if the picture was not proof positive enough.

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The rainbow after the storm: Interview with Jennifer Ross

Since the loss of my son  nearly four years ago, I have had the opportunity to meet some wonderful people who have become a part of my journey. One of those that really stands out is my friend and author Jennifer Ross. Jennifer and I had an immediate connection as we bonded over the loss… Continue reading The rainbow after the storm: Interview with Jennifer Ross