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Shalom Sistas – A Book to Make You Laugh and Cry

Everyone has a heavy heart these days.  With all the unrest of violence in the cities we hear about every single month, and possibly every single day for some, it is hard to feel a sense of peace or even find a moment where joy can take over. Osheta Moore has a really wonderful podcast…… Continue reading Shalom Sistas – A Book to Make You Laugh and Cry

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Small Practical “Resolutions” and How 2015 Went

Nearly a year ago I made a post called “5 Practical ‘Resolutions’ for This Year” in which I hoped to live out. Some of the listed things I didn’t know if I’d be able to do in the year anyway.  I did finish 15 quilts this year and am working on the last one for…… Continue reading Small Practical “Resolutions” and How 2015 Went

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What Is Happening to Me?

[I wrote this 7 days ago but didn’t know when to post it….] Currently listening to: The Cure’s “Doing the Unstuck” Currently reading: Matthew 4:1-11 and The Retribution of Mara Dyer (. . .this was two books ago now, reading The Runaway King by Jennifer A. Nielsen ) I had a long post typed out…… Continue reading What Is Happening to Me?

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Bringing Justice with Bars of Soap

Want to know how to live healthier, fight oppression, seek justice, and get yourself clean? I’ve mentioned to my husband for a few months how badly I wanted to make this blog entry.  Rob has this obsession of sorts with not using shampoos or soaps that have dangerous chemicals in them like Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and Sodium…… Continue reading Bringing Justice with Bars of Soap

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My Summer and How You Can Help a Program

I haven’t posted much about my personal life lately.  I’ve been attempting to be more private for various reasons. My church has a summer program every year, which I was able to a part of for six weeks this past summer teaching vocal lessons, Bible lessons to 9-13 year old children, and photography.  Basically, my…… Continue reading My Summer and How You Can Help a Program

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Our Family in Weekly Photos (2014) – 38 of 52

1. Since Rob wasn’t included in a recent one of these posts, he gets two shots included for this one.  Rob made the decision to share his testimony with our church of how God miraculously freed him from sin and has been guiding him to truth and a deeper relationship as he reads the Word…… Continue reading Our Family in Weekly Photos (2014) – 38 of 52

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Homeschooling: Curriculum I Use

I’m a conversationalist.  When I go places and try to get to know people, they bring up schools or talk of where their child attends a school.  They often assume by default (which is completely understandable) that I have my kids in a “normal” school environment.  When they ask about teachers or classes or something…… Continue reading Homeschooling: Curriculum I Use