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Tiptoeing To Christmas

Because of our unimaginable year many people made Christmas happen super fast already. The darkness and cold of winter, the pandemic not letting up, the angst of the election, the way different kind of holiday season approaching, I get it. People are desperately in need of cheer, light and color. Christmas is something we already… Continue reading Tiptoeing To Christmas

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In Limbo

Waiting, isn't it just the worst? I know people right now who are waiting on the results of a biopsy or on the doctor's appointment to line out their treatment plan. I know people who are waiting 14 days to get out of Covid quarantine. I've personally waited with our youngest son through 2 Covid… Continue reading In Limbo

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This Day

We call the Saturday before Easter Holy Saturday. I believe it is the most excruciatingly painful day in the Christian year. It is a day of grim reality. It is a day of harsh loss...after the death, after the divorce, after the worst news you can imagine. Nothing is fixed. Nothing is better. Only silence… Continue reading This Day

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FaithWaiting

I enjoy making up words. I loved word play with my children. We now have several words only our family knows. Today I made up this one: FaithWaiting. FaithWaiting is different from regular waiting. All waiting is pretty excruciating. Waiting for admission to that certain college. Waiting to turn 16. Waiting for the wedding day.… Continue reading FaithWaiting

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The Fine Art of Embracing

Our nest is now empty. I know in an earlier blog I wrote about not calling it empty. I wrote bravely about calling it a wider nest that stretches practically all over Texas. But, right now, I'd like to retract that thought because the reality is, it is empty here. We have three empty bedrooms...all… Continue reading The Fine Art of Embracing