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Back to reality

There are times when I beat myself up as a mom. Then there are little moments of reward. Moments when my daughter lauds my motherhood skills, my spirit soars, and I believe I've finally got this. That's just before my paper airplane wings bend, and I crash into the coffee-stained carpet in her bedroom floor.… Continue reading Back to reality

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Being a mom: it’s hard, y’all

Today's post is the first in what I hope to be a series of post by friends and guest contibutors on the topic of Mother's Day and all things related. Big thanks to my guest writer today, blogger and former Arkansan Kambri Davidson, who now lives a more glamorous life with her husband Drew in… Continue reading Being a mom: it’s hard, y’all

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Day 28: Happy Thanksgiving!

*I'm thankful today for my pastor, Paul Seay, who wrote Day 28's post for the Dear Gratitude project.* “Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.”—Philippians 4:6 NRSV Dear Readers, I don’t know why I am a reluctant blog writer, but… Continue reading Day 28: Happy Thanksgiving!

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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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Day 22–Ur-ine love

*Thanks to my college buddy, Shannon Dickerson, for writing today's post as part of the 28 days of love project. Check out her personal blog as well.* Today I had an appointment with the carpet cleaning people.  I came home from school and waited patiently on the representative to come in and provide an estimate… Continue reading Day 22–Ur-ine love

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Day 17–Restoration

*Today's post as part of our "28 days of love" project is written by one of my best friends and my true soul sister. I'm thankful for her beautiful heart and willingness to share something very personal with all of us. Thank you, Amie!* This afternoon, my husband and I were finishing up an overnight… Continue reading Day 17–Restoration

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Day 7–Amazing grace (and love)

*Thank you, Pastor Paul Seay, for serving as today's guest writer. Paul is my very own pastor and also a pretty fun guy. Check out our church if you're in the area.* “Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me.... I once was lost but now am found, was blind, but… Continue reading Day 7–Amazing grace (and love)