Monthly Archives: August 2012

Encourage one another daily

Encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today…  Hebrews 3:13 I ran a 5K last weekend. That might not seem like much to some of you, but it was a big deal to me. I’m not in … Continue reading

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Move around the pool

OK, this will be another one of those posts where Part A doesn’t appear to have any connection to Part B. Bear with me – I promise they’re related. Here goes Part A: I loved watching the Olympics this summer. … Continue reading

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First day of school

Today is the first day of school. The day my oldest daughter starts second grade. When the bell rings at 8 o’clock, it will mark the end of a glorious summer. A summer filled with mornings at the pool, lazy … Continue reading

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3 ways to declutter your house

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful. – William Morris Last night I invited several friends over for a girls’ movie night. (We watched The Vow – so good!) We … Continue reading

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Wanting God’s best for your child

My cell phone plan doesn’t include unlimited texting. After yesterday, maybe it should. Yesterday we found out who our daughter’s 2nd grade teacher will be. The way her school does it, you get the teacher’s name, but not the names … Continue reading

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Stand in awe of God

Every once in a while, a song takes me back to another time and place. It happened recently when I heard Philips, Craig & Dean’s song, Let My Words Be Few. Here are the lyrics to the chorus: And I’ll … Continue reading

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5 ways to deal with disappointment

I don’t know about you, but I think there are few things worse than hearing the phrase, ‘you’re not the one.’ You’re not the one for the job. You’re not the one for this team. Or worst of all: You’re … Continue reading

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