Early Thoughts on Letting Go

I put my first-born on a plane on Tuesday to go to Kenya!!  16 days, 10 different flights, 8 different airports, 3 countries, and she is now approximately 7,500 miles away. (They arrived safely last night!) I titled this "early thoughts" because I feel we are just entering the season of letting our kids go.  …

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Summer 2018

Summer is here.  Oh, wait - it's almost half over!!   We have had a busy month since school ended and the rest of the summer looks just as full. First off, this one... is leaving in 5 days for Kenya!!  She is going on a missions trip through our denomination's bible quizzing organization.  She is …

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Servant of God

I gotta say I love it when God uses scripture to shine a light on something he's been teaching me. I was reading Deuteronomy 34 this morning and something popped out that I'd never noticed before... God actually buried Moses himself. Deuteronomy 34:1-8 Then Moses climbed Mount Nebo from the plains of Moab to the top …

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another perspective change

I took this photo about 4 months ago while grocery shopping.  I captured it because I just felt like God was teaching me a lesson that day. While waiting to check out, I'd looked at all the food on the conveyor belt and realized how different it looked than a year ago.  Prepackaged foods, convenience …

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Why I stick with Trim Healthy Mama, and bonus Coffee Cake Muffin in a Mug (THM {S}) recipe!

I have been maintaining my weight loss for almost three years now. Sometimes, though, I still have people who wonder why I am still eating the way I am (which apparently seems weird to them!) 😉 I am still sticking with Trim Healthy Mama, and here's why: I believe the balanced view of eating carbs …

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