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Shalom in Psalms

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  The Psalms have been a go-to throughout my life. I love the poeticism of them, the rich depth of thought, the journey many of them take from honest struggle to a place of praise. There is much wisdom to be gained in reading them, and they always strike a personal chord within me. That … Continue reading "Shalom in Psalms"

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Raising Uncommon Kids

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Over the years since my kids have been born, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the qualities we want to instill in them. Virtues, character traits, fruit of the Spirit. There are all kinds of ways to say that what we essentially want is for them to have the nature of God come … Continue reading "Raising Uncommon Kids"

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This Road We Traveled

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Today I spent time cleaning, preparing dinner ahead of time, making biscuits from scratch, doing laundry, and running a few errands. I actually got a lot done, including working for a couple hours, and I finished a book that I think inspired me to get off my rear end and do something. I’ve read plenty … Continue reading "This Road We Traveled"

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A Lady Unrivaled

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Roseanna White is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. Her latest book in her “Ladies of the Manor” series, A Lady Unrivaled, is a fitting finale. Lady Ella, with all her optimism and positivity, brings a sense of delight to the fire eyes legend that at once drew me into the story. She’s sweet … Continue reading "A Lady Unrivaled"

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From This Day Forward

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Just finished reading the last book in Lauraine Snelling’s Blessing series, From This Day Forward. Based in Blessing, North Dakota, it’s a story of patience in love, reflection on journeys well-traveled, and the importance of community during difficult times. The story of a nurse searching for answers about love. Redemption between family members who have … Continue reading "From This Day Forward"

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