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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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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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Random Ramblings on the Journey

Filed in Charles, Christian Walk, Grief, Life by on June 11, 2017 0 Comments
Random Ramblings on the Journey

When Charles and I were at the beginning of our relationship and trying to make plans to meet, some things came up that made me believe it wasn’t going to happen. And I was devastated. I was so upset as I drove home from clinicals and I felt the only place I could go was […]

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Rain, Rainbows and a Harvest

Filed in Charles, Christian Walk, Encouragement, faith, Grace, Grief, Life by on June 11, 2017 0 Comments
Rain, Rainbows and a Harvest

“Cause what if your blessings come through rain drops? What if Your healing comes through tears? What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You’re near? What if trials of this life are Your mercies in disguise?” Blessings by Laura Story When I was at my brother’s house, we went to […]

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A Grief Not Wasted and a New Life Found

Filed in answered prayers, Charles, Christian Walk, faith, Grief, Jesus by on May 17, 2017 1 Comment
A Grief Not Wasted and a New Life Found

One of my greatest concerns was that this time of grieving that I knew I had to go through would be wasted on just “me.” I knew and had been told that grieving is a process and much of that process does involve focusing on yourself and the Lord and getting through all of the […]

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What are your “all things?”

Filed in Charles, Encouragement, faith, Grace, Grief, Life by on May 5, 2017 0 Comments
What are your “all things?”

We got a call on our wedding day that our house alarm was going off. My Houston instincts kicked into high gear but after the sheriff’s department went to check it out, a door had just blown open! That was good… except that the door kept blowing open for the next 2 weeks until we […]

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Even When You Don’t

Even When You Don’t

Mercy Me has a song called “Even If.” There are so many powerful lyrics that resonate with my life – “But even if You don’t, My hope is You alone.” Except that instead of even “if” I have been in a season of “even when.”

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A List of Reasons

Filed in Charles, Christian Walk, Grief, marriage by on February 19, 2017 0 Comments
A List of Reasons

It’s been 3 months. I randomly came across this list of reasons I wrote last March of why I loved him but never had a chance to finish or share … There were so many countless reasons to love Charles – he was just special.  1. I love that he thinks wearing pajamas all day […]

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