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Update on My Mom

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There is cancer in my mom’s body. Though I am her daughter and will/would fight for her to make it go away, over the past 3 years I’ve been spending much time in prayer and observation, watching helpless at times, sharing tears, laughing when the very thing may seem disrespectful and out of place…but I’ve […]

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A Sort of Interview

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  Many friends and family members have asked us questions about our pending “adventure” if you will. I thought I’d post some of the questions and my answers, or lack thereof, in case you may have wondered the same… Jason got a great job, so are you going to stay in Colorado?   He did […]

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The World a Canvas, Part 1

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Ever heard the song by the Oh Hellos, “Second Child, Restless Child?” Here are the lyrics so you’ll understand me a little more, or at least this post a bit… See, i was born the second child With a spirit running wild, running free And they saw trouble in my eyes They were quick to […]

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Five Minute Friday: Glue

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Today’s writing prompt is GLUE. GO: Yesterday Ryan glued a piece of art together at preschool but when I picked him up it was still a bit wet because they used regular glue rather than glue sticks. The teacher placed his artwork onto another piece of paper so we could carefully transport it to the […]

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What If…Life Isn’t Smooth?

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We spent the last week and a half driving to Southern California and back, stopping here and there, visiting friends, spending time as a family, solidifying old friendships, rekindling, reconnecting. It was good for our hearts as we deepened laugh lines, tuned our ears and hearts toward one another and God, and allowed our eyes […]

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A Break for an Update

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First I want to begin with many thanks! We know people are praying for us and cheering us on because we have gotten emails, calls, texts, and messages over the past two months as we continue to walk through this time of transition.  Thank you, thank you!  Your encouragement and support, listening ears, and prayers […]

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What If…God Knows Your Name?

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I worked at a college for 5 years in the field of Student Development. It was a fantastic job where I worked around the clock, always on call, constantly interacting with college kids, both listening and sharing, always learning, students and staff wrestling through life struggles and conflict, developing and imparting leadership skills every day […]

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What If…We Didn’t Fear Change?

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I wrote this blog post about a month ago…and, well, March 15th is the day after the day after tomorrow. Today a friend posted a motivational word photo which read, “Don’t be Afraid of Change.”  Umm, we are on the precipice of change, like uber, major, big time, anything goes type of change, and I, for […]