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Almost 365 days later….

Filed in Encouragement, Grace, Grief, Updates by on November 15, 2017 2 Comments
Almost 365 days later….

This coming Saturday seemed a million miles away a year ago. I never thought I could make it one single day and now it has nearly been 365 days. I close my eyes and I can still feel the hollow emptiness I felt as I got in the car and left the hospital that night […]

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Why Infertility Is One of the Best Things that Has Ever Happened to Me

Filed in Christian Walk by on October 14, 2017 0 Comments
Why Infertility Is One of the Best Things that Has Ever Happened to Me

I was buying some shoes for the kids at Walmart the other day and the cashier and I started talking. This led to a conversation about the adoption of the children. The thought came to my mind how infertility was literally one of the best things that has happened in my life and also, one […]

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A Gentle and Quiet Spirit – How to

Filed in faith, Grace, Jesus, Legacy by on October 10, 2017 0 Comments
A Gentle and Quiet Spirit – How to

I had a nursing student one time who didn’t have any interest in really being a nurse. She just wanted to make lots of money being a “medical expert” in trials. On a clinical rotation with the Director of Nursing at a local hospital, she walked into her office and pointed her finger at her […]

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The Journey Continues – The Beginning of the Hard Things

Filed in answered prayers, faith, Grief, Jesus, Life by on October 4, 2017 0 Comments
The Journey Continues – The Beginning of the Hard Things

There are many things that I have been avoiding. The other day I felt like it was time to do one of these “many things”. I wrestled with it for many hours. I even took a nap to try to get away from it but when I woke up I felt as though if it […]

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A Perspective That Changes Everything

Filed in Charles, Christian Walk, Encouragement, faith, Jesus, Legacy, Life by on September 26, 2017 0 Comments
A Perspective That Changes Everything

So much of life is about perspective and the lens in which we view life. I was telling some students at Union the other day about my ideas on parenting and how I think every parent, no matter how many children they have at one time, should bring home one “extra” for a week. Because […]

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God Always Provides

Filed in Christian Walk, Encouragement, faith, Grace, Grief, Jesus, Life by on September 1, 2017 0 Comments
God Always Provides

 “Come to Me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.   All of you, take up My yoke and learn from Me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for yourselves.   For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” – Matthew 11:28-30   […]

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Another Next Step – Life at Union

Filed in Charles, Christian Walk, Grief, Updates by on August 11, 2017 0 Comments
Another Next Step – Life at Union

“With God, you cannot fail.” Dr. Dub Oliver, President, Union University My knowledge of Union University was pretty limited until I married Charles. Charles was a Union grad and over the course of our marriage, I would not only hear the stories, meet his Lambda Chi brothers and meet many of his professors, I would also […]

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The Unwanted Gift

Filed in Christian Walk, Encouragement, Grief, Legacy, Life by on July 1, 2017 0 Comments
The Unwanted Gift

I’m single again and I don’t want to be. But we don’t always get what we want in life.  And It’s not about getting what we want, it’s about using what we get. When I was single before, it would have been easy to get stuck. Stuck on what I didn’t have. Stuck on what […]

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