Books

A Promise in Pieces: A Review

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  When Quilts Convey More Than Warmth… I just got done reading an Advanced Reader Copy of “A Promise in Pieces” by the beautiful Emily T. Wierenga. I didn’t even know the term ARC , but I was honored and humbled and really quite blown away to be asked at all. First let me share how I […]

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What If…God’s not a Hater?

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In junior high I took part in a peaceful protest walk against abortion. As we walked quietly through the streets of downtown Phoenix, we prayed, strangers gathered with similar passion. Some people held signs with pictures of aborted babies, others with words or messages. I was young, and my eyes were affected by the sting […]

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Lose Weight FAST!

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Throughout history people have tried to be like God. Some have falsely abused power, wielding it over others, as if they knew the first thing about God and how He works…instilling fear to gain followers or a false sense of admiration or respect. Others have set up behavioral patterns, as well as religious observances, many […]

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Friendship: Close Up

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I’m thankful to be married to my best friend in the whole wide world. At the same time, Jason doesn’t fill the girlfriend spot in my heart that some pretty amazing women do, and this post is about them. When we arrived in Denver almost 12 years ago, sure I was excited to live in […]

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Laundry Rooms Change Lives

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Lisa Jo Baker posted a writing prompt for #FiveMinuteFridays on her website last week after an exciting collaboration where she and her readers banded together and raised funds to provide a clean water site and laundry facility for women in a community in South Africa, from where Lisa Jo hails. If you are feeling inspired […]

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Why I Hate "CARS"

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I don’t really.  If I did, I don’t think anything I ever said again from this point on would be credible, so I jest.  But, it’s okay for me, as a mom, to be mad at Lightning McQueen, Guido, Luigi, and all the Ferrari’s in the whole world. Do NOT let his looks deceive you…this […]

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There is a Time for Everything Under the Sun

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Our third child didn’t get a baby shower.  Not because historically it’s improper in the book of manners, but because I just didn’t think my heart could handle it.  The last time I had been pregnant with a boy, my friends gathered around me as we ate chocolate and vegetables and artichoke dip, all the […]