MOPS: Lonely No More

Very often when my family and I are out and about, we run into women I know but my family doesn't. Next from my kids comes the questions, "Who is that?  How do you know her?"   Last week this happened again.  I chatted with the woman for a few minutes and shortly after we …

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Inside Chatter

I read this post on Lysa TerKeurst's blog this morning, and it really got me thinking. (by the way, she's got a giveaway there - you might want to check it out!) I'm thinking not only about how I've dealt with those feelings of being "left out" over the years,  but also how I deal …

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more evidence…

When my babies were little, I really didn't believe those experienced moms who told me to "enjoy this time" because it goes "so fast"! I couldn't help but thinking, "What are you talking about, I'm not getting any sleep here!?!" Well, in my 11 1/2 years of mothering, I guess I've just been gathering evidence …

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…feeling better…

Wow, sometimes I am a total basket case, aren't I? Anyways, yesterday I had a very helpful conversation with a good friend, and I heard this Chip Ingram broadcast on discouragement: Rebuilding Your Broken World - How to Slay the Dragon of Discouragement, Part 2 (once you're at the Living On the Edge website, you …

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The Mess that is Perfection

Lately I have been a jumble of emotions, thoughts, words, and last night, tears.  Be forewarned... this post is likely to be a mess as well. I just feel like I can't sort anything out. One thought that keeps returning to me lately is that I am a disappointment to myself. Last night my husband told …

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~Peace~

In saying "yes" to something, I've upped my anxiety level a little bit. I knew that would happen, because that's just what I do. We recently cleaned out our home office, which included dismantling & removing our old computer.  (Yes, we've had two computers sitting in our office area for 6 months now!)  But the …

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