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Do you ever take deep breaths and feel overwhelmingly thankful? I’ve been doing that since Saturday morning. The holiday season was packed with so many good things, travel for Thanksgiving, events and services to celebrate family and Christmas, a trip to West Virginia to ring in the new year, and finally a week teaching a … Continue reading Home

In the Middle

I’ve gotten pretty good at air travel the past few years. Nick and I dated, and were engaged, long distance—he was in Virginia while I was in Texas. Now, we are in Virginia and our family is in Texas. Luckily, I like traveling. I actually enjoy being in airports and on planes…for the most part. … Continue reading In the Middle

sick day

This week is one of those weeks when I need some extra grace from myself. I woke up yesterday morning with a head cold that left me lightheaded and stuffy all day. We have a puppy – I’m sure she’s come up a time or two here already. Her name is Britt and she is … Continue reading sick day

life savers

When I decided to start this blog I shared my dreams for it with my spiritual director. I planned, and still plan, to have 3 posts a week. Tuesday Thinking, a mid-week guest spot for someone to share their thinking, and a Friday post diving into scripture that hopefully corresponds to the Tuesday Thinking and … Continue reading life savers