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Thoughtful Thursday: Faith & Love- the Two Noses of Life

So, I have been sick for more than a week- some type of crazy sinus junk. Let’s just say it hasn’t been pleasant. I haven’t been able to smell much lately because of it. Honestly, that’s come in handy when the stinky, smelly high school boys walk in my classroom every afternoon, or bring their… Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday: Faith & Love- the Two Noses of Life

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Wordy Wednesday: Thoughts on “The Blessings of Brokenness”

The Blessings of Brokenness by Charles Stanley “If God is such a loving & good God, why does He allow bad things to happen to good people?” That is a question I have both heard & thought many times in my own life. The Blessings of Brokenness by Charles Stanley is a fantastic resource to guide… Continue reading Wordy Wednesday: Thoughts on “The Blessings of Brokenness”

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#FoodPantryChallenge

One of my favorite mottoes is a quote by the famous Benjamin Franklin:  “Do not put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Don’t get me wrong, I’m not perfect. Procrastinating is one of the hardest personal issues I’m teaching myself out of. I tend to do it more when it’s something I dread- but it doesn’t just… Continue reading #FoodPantryChallenge

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Lessons In Anxiety Pt. 1

Anxious: (adj) experiencing worry, unease, or nervousness, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. – Synonyms: worried, concerned, uneasy, apprehensive, fearful, perturbed, troubled, bothered, distressed, disquieted Honestly, when I was in middle & high school, I really didn’t have an issue with anxiety. It wasn’t until I went to college, helped my husband open a small… Continue reading Lessons In Anxiety Pt. 1

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Sunshine in a Cloudy World

Earlier this week I had to complete some of the usual adult requirements of life- paying bills, grocery shopping, getting the oil changed for my car. I pulled into the parking lot and looked up. Snow was pouring from the sky like powdered sugar onto a funnel cake. My thoughts immediately brightened- SNOW!- but back… Continue reading Sunshine in a Cloudy World