Tag Archives: gratitude


People value different things. Continue reading

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Inadequate Mothers

I’m so glad I’ve had help. Continue reading

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Coming Home

Can I just mention how luxurious it is for an introverted writer-type to have a place of her own? Continue reading

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4 a.m. Friends

“It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” Continue reading

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I got paid today. Continue reading

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My Biblical Heroes: The Grateful Sinner

There were other people in the room when I arrived, though I did not notice them. All I could see was Him. Drawn toward Him, like the tide, I fell at His feet. They were rougher than I imagined they … Continue reading

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In Everything, Give Thanks

Newtown is trying to heal, and you can still help… Continue reading

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The Will of God

“In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” Continue reading

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Rodalena Recipes: Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie

The world’s could very well end tomorrow. In light of that, there is only one appropriate thing to be concentrating on today… Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: The Shed-jule, Part III

Thursday. The Big Day. Let’s do this: Continue reading

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