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Love Your Neighbor

Love Your Neighbor

Love your neighbor as yourself.  Given originally as the second greatest command, there ought to be some weight in that origination. I believe there was some reasoning for why we were told many years ago to love each other so fiercely…and  specifically to love our neighbors. ...

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Godspeed

Godspeed

The Challenges We Face Hi friend. How are you? No I mean, How are you..really?  How are you handling our new normal? How do you feel when you have to decide who will go into the grocery store today and who will stay in the car with the children. What do you think in your mind...

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Motherhood.

Motherhood.

This beautiful structure of life that reminds us how resilient and resourceful we really are.  Mom? I hope your Mother’s Day was a little less chaotic than everyday life. I hope it brought you (at-the-very-least) a few moments to soak in some rest in the middle of your...

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What If?

What If?

The last few weeks have been nothing short of confusing; Nothing lesser then antagonizing to my once, calm spirit.  I hear the radio. I see the press conferences. I soak in the conversations that my family and friends, who, from across distant phone lines send text...

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The Uncertainty

The Uncertainty

Uncertainty looms in the atmospheres around. We gather and prepare for situations unlike any before. We look to our news channels our social feeds, our neighbors and families for feelings of familiarity, for safety, for surety. What is fear? What is that tickle inside my being...

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Sweet Friendship

Sweet Friendship

Friendships: Defined in Websters dictionary as  “affection arising from mutual esteem and good will; friendliness; amity; good will.” Aristotle described friendship as taking on three forms: “those based on utility, those based on pleasure or delight, and those grounded in...

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In All Things: Love – Pregnancy Help Center

In All Things: Love – Pregnancy Help Center

Our society writhes in constant longing for the most natural of desire forged within us. It seems that at every bend in the road, every turn of our head, every ad on our screens we are flooded with the need for companionship; telling us how necessary it is for our minds, souls...

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Hey Mama?

Hey Mama?

Hey Mama Hey Mama? You with the sleepy circles under her eyes. You with the baby on your hip and the cold coffee in your hand. You with the draining bank account and the worries that keep you up at night. I see you. I see you waking before the sun most days. I see you tiptoe...

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Courage, Dear One.

Courage, Dear One.

Courage Dear One A New Year. New promises and new hope for the coming year as fresh as the fallen snow on the ground outside my front door. A new decade to embrace with open arms as we say goodbye to all of our failures and set-backs and wave hello to new adventure and...

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At December’s End

At December’s End

The lights have dimmed. The music faded. The aromas have drifted away from warm cinnamons and gingerbreads. The laundry continues to pile and schedules slow-back to their usual pre-holiday chaos. The decorations are packed away as the routine of careers resume their pace. When...

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Christmas Chaos

Christmas Chaos

In a world of chaos and bustle, as the streets are lined from taillight to taillight with traffic. As the bells with red kettles ring on every corner and schedules overflow with holiday programs and cookie baking, gift wrapping and Christmas parties... in this season of giving,...

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Attitude of Gratitude

Attitude of Gratitude

Attitude of Gratitude I sit at my desk, working from home as I hear my daughters in the distant living room. They’re bickering over tv channels and baby dolls, yelling (demanding) more snacks from our full pantry. How ungrateful it sounds to me as I find myself in frustration....

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