Stuff We As a Society Don’t Understand

Stuff We As a Society Don’t Understand If nothing else, the COVID-19 Pandemic has given us all plenty to talk about, at a distance of course, sometimes.  Although, there is a bunch we as a society don’t understand.  I am no expert, but, not to brag, I am coming up on my third book launch…

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Gratitude Blitz: Definitely Try This at Home

Gratitude Blitz: Definitely Try This at Home We have discovered a new thank you, it is something you might like, and it is safe to try at home.  And, I can be pretty clear about it.  Which, in these odd times is a bonus, because none of us know what we are doing or what…

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Muddy: Clear Talk and A Good Father

Muddy: Clear Talk and A Good Father One of the reasons I don’t watch the news or venture far off my own Facebook page is because of what I call the muddy bleed. I have been busying myself with watercolors this week.  And I had an epiphany, or maybe it was just a sinus headache.…

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The United Crazed Voices of Quarantine

The United Crazed Voices of Quarantine I haven’t said much about anything, let alone written a word during the current nationwide quarantine.  Sure, I have some letters behind my name and I am a “professional” encourager. But honestly, I haven’t known what to say or why I would say it.   And frankly, it has all…

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Let Them Google It: Dear Mom of a Struggling Learner

Let Them Google It: Dear Mom of a Struggling Learner If you have a struggling learner, the mom struggle is real.   Let me guess some of your struggles. Things will be hard for my baby. This is crushing their spirit… their sweet, beautiful, perfect spirit. He/she will be alienated. How will this impact their future?…

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As a Boy Thinketh: Homeschooling, Again

As a Boy Thinketh: Homeschooling, Again I withdrew our two young sons, Sam and Charlie from public school on Thursday to homeschool, again.   And I have no horror story to report.  To all the teachers and administrators, I know your work is impossible.  This is not about any one shortcoming or failure, this is about…

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Depression, Anxiety & the Faithful

Depression, Anxiety & the Faithful Depression and anxiety happen to the Faithful.  And I know this for sure because I have been there. Granted, I am on the other side.  But from that side, I want to tell you a few things, take them or leave them. Either way, it’s okay.   Most people would not…

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Pee First: A Bladder Story

Pee First: A Bladder Story I full-blown peed my pants this week.  I wasn’t laughing. And, I didn’t sneeze.  No, I just should have taken my own advice.  Pee first.   It really isn’t fair.  I am basically a fit woman.  Granted, I have given birth 4 times, to HUGE headed babies. Then I adopted two…

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7 Steps to Heal a Church Hurt Broken Heart

7 Steps to Heal a Church Hurt Broken Heart Oh but a tangled web we weave when the church kicks us in the knee.  Yes, let us go there, church hurt.   And no, I am not picking on any one denomination.  Especially since I could pick on several. I have been there, done that, got…

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 Beloved: Celebrating Love

Beloved: Celebrating Love So, here we are, it is Valentine’s Day, time to celebrate love?  This year, for their school party, I made my two young sons’ Valentines for their class party.  Long story short, I bought candy Valentines and I guess that was a no-no.  So at the last minute, I photoshopped their heads…

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