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My “Child of the Week”

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My 4-year-old started preschool a few weeks ago and this week he is the "child of the week". The point is to let all the kids get to express themselves and get to know each other in a different way. He had to pick his favorite book to share with the class and selected the BIBLE. :D  Ben and I just looked at each other and wondered if the teacher was going to be "Riiiiiiight, parents. he picked … [Read more...]

Silence in the waves

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If you read Sherry's post earlier this week, I was the friend at the beach. It's strange isn't it, the void of silence echoing from the mountains to the beaches. Oddly poetic, no? :) You know that place of silence in a movie that is a split second of dramatic foreshadowing before something startles you? Well, that is what last week was to this one. You see, I walked my feet raw at the beach, … [Read more...]

Mountains of silence

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I am currently at the end of an eight day journey alone. Yep you read that... Alone. P.S. My dog has been with me. =-) I have never really done this before... This being going off on a long trip alone. I have been through some challenging situations in the last several weeks in my personal life and in this time I have questioned a lot in my life. This journey alone has been in … [Read more...]

impatience in the journey

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Lately I've not been able to write. Part of that is that I've been extra busy at work but even when I've had time there has been such a huge mental block -- it's frustrating to say the least. Last night my schedule unexpectedly opened up and I was able to go to a meeting at my church and sit down with a group of women, most of whom I'd never met without knowing really what we'd be discussing. I … [Read more...]