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A few of my favorite things

*Today's post is a real breath of fresh air! Thanks to my friend Debra Dickey for sharing this piece with all of us.* Ragweed and pear trees and eyes that keep itching. Mud tracks and boot prints that get in my kitchen. Raining and puddles that happen in spring. These are a few of my… Continue reading A few of my favorite things

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Give them their flowers

Today's beautiful post is written by Latresha Woodruff Johnson, one of the most encouraging people I know. Latresha, thank you for continually pointing me to God and reminding me that there is always hope in Him. My grandmother was named Jewel, and how fitting, because she always gave us little pearls of wisdom.  She also… Continue reading Give them their flowers

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Day 28–The best he could

I'm very thankful to the guest writers who participated in the "28 days of love" project this month. It's been inspiring to read about the various ways love and gratitude coincide in so many very different people's lives. I had guest writers lined up every day, but a few people weren't able to write their… Continue reading Day 28–The best he could

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Love in a cup

I'm never been a big "gift" person. In Chapman terms, giving and receiving gifts is not my main love language. I'd much rather have someone spend an hour with me over coffee having genuine conversation, as I plan to do in an hour at McDonald's with my friend Mary. Or visit me at my house,… Continue reading Love in a cup