I Am Grateful For The Moments

January always feels a bit more hectic for some reason. Maybe it’s because work is hopping some more for a while, or because all the kids are in a sport at exactly the same time or it could be because it’s the new year. Whatever the reason, the time we are all together as a…
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Take Time For You Too!

I was reminded again yesterday that this time of year is tough to watch what you’re eating. During the afternoon, my middle child and I spent time making “no bake” pies for church. It was a fun way to spend some time together, especially cleaning out the bowls at the end. But, by the end…
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Climb A Ladder, Change Your Perspective

Have you taken a walk in the woods lately? Have you sat in a tree stand? How about a tree house? Climbing a ladder or stairway to a deck gives you a unique opportunity. You get a chance to change your view and look at the landscape (and life) from a new perspective. Every few…
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Here We Go!

A couple years ago I started using the “My one word” concept as I headed into the new year. I pick just one word to focus on instead of a list of resolutions or goals or challenges. I have used the words embrace and create, each of the last two years. This year, I am…
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Enjoying The Lingering Fall

Today, as the weekend wrapped up, I took a couple moments and sat here. Looking across the front yard, I listened to the last leaves in the trees rustling. I watched a couple birds float between the trees and heard little critters running in the woods. And, as I took in the setting sun, I…
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