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The Uncluttered Life | Blouses and Purses and Shoes…Oh My!!

It was early in the morning, after HB left for work. I poured my second cup of coffee and headed straight for the bedroom. Now, let me tell you a little bit about my bedroom. In the center of the … Continue reading

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Two are better than one…

“Will you be my accountability partner?” Eeeeeeeek!! I have nothing to hide. My life is an open book. I’m known to be a good encourager. But when faced with that question, I would often prefer the ground open up and … Continue reading

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A Leap of Faith

I’ve learned all the rules about taking the perfect selfie; phone held high, chin up, face the window, lean in…and there you have it, a flawless selfie. I don’t want anyone to see my lumps, bumps and other flaws, so … Continue reading

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“I know the plans I have for you…”

What I am now, it is all because God poured out his special favor on me–and not without results…It was not I but God who was working through me by his grace. ~I Corinthians 15:10 Good Morning! How are you … Continue reading

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Flipping the Switch

It seems as if it’s been forever since I last wrote something here. I think that as life threw its curve balls at me, I just didn’t know how to put it all into words…and so, I didn’t even try. … Continue reading

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The Simple Gifts of Christmas

As we move closer to Christmas, I’m beginning to see more posts on the social networks…some with the countdowns of shopping days left, some with happy remarks about how far they are with their shopping, and several with not-so-happy remarks … Continue reading

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By the chimney with care…

One of the traditions I’ve decided to bring back to our home, this Christmas, are the stockings. As each of our kids have grown and married, their stocking has been removed from the fireplace mantel and sent along with them. … Continue reading

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

We had an early Thanksgiving this year. Real early! My youngest son and his new bride were returning to their mission field in Mexico earlier this month, so the family decided we needed to plan something before they left. Yep, … Continue reading

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Simple Somethings

“You never know when one act or one word of encouragement will change a life forever.” When I came across this quote today, my heart did a mental rewind to Saturday when I came home and found a message “from” … Continue reading

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Healing Balm

It happened two days ago. The work week had been a busy one, but I was feeling like I had an energetic spunk in my step. I was on track and moving through a very productive day. In spite of falling off … Continue reading

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