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July Gifts {Day 3}

A gift in FAMILY, FAITH, FREEDOM.  Just one?  Ugh.  Too many that I love.  :)

It’s hard to catch this boy being still… but I love this picture from a family worship time.   189 more words


The Friday Five

1.  I love Ellen DeGeneres, so I was super excited when she launched ED by Ellen.  Of course I “had” to order her Joy tee and tote! 118 more words

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Choose Joy Vol. 1


Choose Joy is a new category in my blog. Basically, it’s the list of what makes me happy. I promise myself to have good vibes each and every day. 59 more words


25 down, 5 more to go!

It feels like a lot has happened since I last posted.  Nothing major, just the busyness of summer.  The girls had a wonderful week with their grandparents and I was anxious to have them home.  648 more words

The thing I was most afraid of happened. And I survived.

I remember it like it was yesterday.

I would wake up in the middle of the night, frozen with fear.

My heart was pounding, my eyes were wide, my arms were glued to the side of my body. 927 more words

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5 Things to keep in mind when you're suffering through this season of life

If you have been a Christian for any amount of time, you already know that it’s not always sunshine and praise breaks. Here is a list of 5 things to keep in mind when your life isn’t going exactly how you had planned. 643 more words


I’m skipping this week’s Friday Five, because we’re in Denver to run the North Fork 50!  We had to be at the airport before 5am.  This seemed fitting… 261 more words

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