• kissing-love-marriage-reflection
    May 24, 2014

    16 Things I Learned in Our 1st Year of M...

    It hardly seems possible, but June 8th is just around the corner. Since I don’t know where we will be then, I decided to go ahead and post my an...
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    April 22, 2014

    The Trunk of Self & Sentimentality

    Yesterday I sat down to deal with the trunk of sentimentality. I thought I was going to have to make many hard decisions, but really… I was surp...
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    March 19, 2014

    The Miscarriage Misconception

    Today, my husband and I received a card. It was from someone reaching out to us, letting us know that though they didn’t know what we were going thr...
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    March 9, 2014

    What I Love About My Husband

    My husband has fascinated me from the very first time I met him. Believe it or not, this is only a smattering of the things I love about him. I...
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    February 11, 2014

    Being Chased- The Art of Patience for Go...

    There was something about Mark from the very beginning that made me watch him with fascination. There was a determination to serve the Lord. There was...
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When Hormones Hijack Your Emotions

Quickbooks 2015. A brand new install, sleek and powerful and ready for a new school year. Honestly, it couldn’t get much better than this. The grand features and brightly colored…

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Be a Voice: Sexual Abuse

When I was thirteen years old I was pulled into a pastor’s office, surrounded by about 10-12 church leaders and members, forced to sit right beside my abuser and I…

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Hey Chick, He’s Married

Mark and I were sitting across the table from a young lady one day, all playing a board game when I noticed something. Not only was she frequently casting my…

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Your Rebel Flag in My Yankee Eyes

I will be honest and admit that, until recently, I was never really a fan of the confederate flag. I realize that this statement will seem really controversial, but before…

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Where Fear & Faith Switch

I heard someone say recently, that no matter how brave people seem, every person has a fear. It may be heights, or death, or the IRS, or losing your job,…

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She Wears Pink Glasses

Mixed up in a pile of drawings from my grade school years, is a crayon portrait of my mother, and a list of facts about her. “My Mom wears draw…

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Applebee’s Boneless BBQ Wings

Before I met my husband, Applebee’s was my favorite place to eat and Boneless Honey BBQ wings were my favorite menu item. In spite of their high calorie status, I…

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Are You Ready for Church?

Comb your hair, straighten your tie and pull your suit jacket on. Strap on your heels, dust your hair with a final cloud of hairspray and take one last look…

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Sorry Wal-Mart

I actually used to be quite cynical about Valentine’s Day. To be fair though, it is a single girl’s DUTY to be cynical on Valentine’s Day. Who else is going…

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The Ugly Truth about Hurt

As much as I hate to admit it, I was lying in bed last night, trying to fall asleep, when those scenes began unfolding again. My mind swirled with the…