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Jealousy

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Have you ever been jealous of someones life? Maybe their circumstances, their title, bank account, seemingly problem-free family life? I just received a text from one of my best friends telling me that her sweet Grandma was now with Jesus. I’m not trying to sound overly spiritual, because actually, my initial response surprised me even […]

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Trivial pursuit…

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After Noah died I could never imagine myself thinking or acting on anything that didn’t have eternal value or a world changing after effect. Engaging in the day to day was a difficult task, not only physically but emotionally and mentally. I had difficulty having trite conversations or giving a rip about petty pursuits…yet at […]

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How old are you?

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Last night I was walking Emily’s friend part way up the street to her house after an evening of playing. As I watched this six year old riding her scooter, wearing a helmet of course, roll down the sidewalk, I had this strange sense come over me. The sense of being 37 years old. I […]

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The number of our days

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“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place. When I was woven together in the […]