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Face the Music

I watched two documentaries this week.  One was about minimalism, and the other about happiness.  Both were very interesting to me, not very surprising, but great reminders that what we Americans pursue to make us happy are not the answer. … Continue reading

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Better

I have embarked on a journey of great magnitude and terrible difficulty. I have decided to follow Jesus. Okay, I decided to follow Jesus a long time ago, but I think I still am asked daily and even momentarily if … Continue reading

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Regrets

I recently became aware that I’ve been holding onto regret about some decisions I made in Milwaukee a decade ago.  Someone asked for prayer about self-forgiveness, and I agreed to pray (and have been doing so) but I literally had … Continue reading

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Plastic Grocery Bags

Sometimes I think the Holy Spirit speaks to me too quickly.  The Bible says that love “hopes all things” and “believes all things” and sometimes I think the Holy Spirit hopes and believes I’m quicker on the uptake than I … Continue reading

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Uganda (part 2)

November last year I attended my first Days for Girls sewing event, as detailed in this post.  Before leaving that day I pulled myself together enough to talk to Shannon and her right hand lady Dee, to give them a … Continue reading

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Uganda (Part 1)

It’s been a while since I’ve written, and a lot has happened.  Last spring we found out that my third pregnancy was twins.  That was a scary surprise, and we began to prepare ourselves for the worst.  We already had … Continue reading

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Difficulties

Today I am writing in the first free time I’ve managed since the birth of my second daughter, Naomi.  She is almost 7 weeks old, but as anyone who has had a baby knows, life is crazy for a while.  … Continue reading

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Slowed

Time is ever marching forward, Stalwart soldier moving forth. Slave to sun and moon and stars, It cannot change or stay it’s course. Stomping forth, it blazes on. Sweeping over all as one. It has to be impartial toward Those … Continue reading

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Unsure

I was on a mini vacation last weekend.  We went up to the Chequamegon national forest to a lovely cabin that my aunt and uncle own.  They generously let us stay, and our only regret was that the stay was … Continue reading

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Cake and Insults

I made a cake for my friend Bryan’s birthday.  It was a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting, and chocolate shavings on top.  Thankfully he likes chocolate.  It was a pretty fancy cake, for me.  Here’s a picture of it.   … Continue reading

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