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Dear Rhonda

Dear Rhonda, Thank you for helping me find my house. I resisted liking that house since it was more my ex-husband’s preference than mine. You might even say that I resented that darn house for a long, long time, actually. Slowly but surely, the longer… Continue Reading “Dear Rhonda”

Dear Heather

*Today’s letter is written by my wonderful friend Betty Gail Jones, who has impacted countless children, teenagers, and college students over the years through her work in children’s ministry, collegiate ministry, mission work, and church planting. She is a fireball and someone God has… Continue Reading “Dear Heather”

New experiences

*Thanks to my friend Debra Dickey for serving as today’s guest contributor.* If it hadn’t been for my kids, little people in my life, and even my pets, I would have missed out on an incredible amount of remarkable experiences in my life!  If… Continue Reading “New experiences”

To my stepdaughter

*Big thanks to a friend of mine who gave me permission to post this letter he wrote to his stepdaughter recently. Thank God for  step parents who do engage and don’t choose apathy.* Kylie, This is long. You will find it annoying and will… Continue Reading “To my stepdaughter”

Day 24–Platitudes

*Special thanks to my friend Emily Baker for writing today’s post and also for writing inspiring music.* I write songs sometimes.  Usually they take a long time to germinate, but this one came quickly over the course of a low-lit afternoon in my old,… Continue Reading “Day 24–Platitudes”

Day 8–A family in the making

*Thanks to Michelle Young for serving as today’s guest contributor. Check out her artwork on her Facebook Page MY Moments.*   In November 2005, Jerry and Nancy Young opened up their home to two little boys named Kolby and Kaleb. It was the week… Continue Reading “Day 8–A family in the making”

The bigger picture

Special thanks to guest writer and lifelong friend, Mark Egan, for today’s post. I’ve driven to St. Mary’s, Kansas, and found a diner by the name of “Froggy’s.” It came highly recommended by the young lady at the gas station next door. I’d somehow… Continue Reading “The bigger picture”

Gaining by losing

After a decade of two failed marriages, a whole lot of enabling and rescuing by yours truly, and poor financial decision making, I found myself in the same sad boat as many people do in America–I’d planned my mortgage, bills, and expenditures based on… Continue Reading “Gaining by losing”

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