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Joy: A Matter of Perspective

**Spoiler Alert!!! If you’re a fan of the show “Call the Midwife” but you haven’t watched this past season (season 7) & you plan to…you may want to be wary of today’s post. I’ll try to be as vague”ish” as possible…but that doesn’t always work so well with me…just sayin’. So…in the last 2 episodes… Continue reading Joy: A Matter of Perspective

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Nothing In Comparison

How incredibly beautiful this world is. Sit back & imagine it. Think of the most incredibly beautiful things you can think of. Maybe you’re contemplating the sparkly lights & glittering ornaments hanging on your tree. Maybe you’re thinking about the pleasure of the first sip of a frothy & sweet mug of hot chocolate or… Continue reading Nothing In Comparison

In Life · In the Bible · Religion · Thoughtful Thursday

Finding My North Star…In Christ

Over the past few days I’ve been thinking a lot about routines. Even yesterday I discussed new routines for the blog, but one major area in my life that I am working to improve is my time with God in the Bible and conversation with Him in prayer. I am in the process of reading… Continue reading Finding My North Star…In Christ

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The Value of Laughter

Laughter…it’s one of my most favorite sounds in the world. It can make a bad day great. It can relieve stress. It can break the ice in an awkward conversation or help you make friends. And just like the way we use words, the way we laugh can communicate a lot. Laughter communicates if you’re genuinely… Continue reading The Value of Laughter

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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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Fun-day Friday: Frugal Family Fun at Grace Ballroom

My husband and I live on a very tight budget in both money and time. Despite that, we are big believers in dating even after the “I dos”. That being said, we have to be creative when it comes to date-nights…whenever we can fit them in our crazy calendars…because we only have a $20 monthly date… Continue reading Fun-day Friday: Frugal Family Fun at Grace Ballroom

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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”