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Love Wasted

Tomorrow I'm supposed to go see a counselor.  This isn't the first time I've made an appointment.  I keep making them and then canceling them, because well I don't really know why.  I get scared of what they will tell me.  I'm afraid they'll tell me I'm crazy and need to be on some kind… Continue reading Love Wasted

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I Used To

I used to be happy 99% of the time. I used to make wishes on stars. I used to sing happy songs. I used to have dreams of what it would be like to be a mom. I used to be able to work on 10 different things at once and still manage to get… Continue reading I Used To

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Home

Last summer when I first heard the song Home by Phillip Phillips, I fell in love with it.  The song had heavy radio play the whole time I was pregnant with Joshua. I would sing along each time, and I loved feeling Joshua kick and move around as I sang.  I figured he either enjoyed… Continue reading Home

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Memorial Weekend

The last couple of years, Patrick and I have spent Memorial weekend driving from cemetery to cemetery placing flowers and remember our family that has gone before us, especially those who have served our country. Last year we even went down to Springfield to decorate my great grandparents graves just like I used to do… Continue reading Memorial Weekend

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I Am a Local Leader

"I will not let the world look at me with pity and think....look what her daughter/son has done to her.....may they instead look at me in awe and think.....look what her daughter/son has helped her become."  - Sweet Grace Ministries I have talked a lot lately about wanting to make something out of all of… Continue reading I Am a Local Leader

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Summer 2013 Bucket List

I've decided to try and make the best of this summer since obviously my original plans for this year are not going to happen...  So, I'm making a list of some of the things I want to do this summer.  Anyone else have any summer bucket list things they are planning or that we should… Continue reading Summer 2013 Bucket List

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Prayers for Oklahoma

  There simply are no words to adequately express my sorrow at the news of yesterday's tornadoes that ripped through the Midwest. To all of those parents who sent your little ones off to school yesterday morning only to have your soul torn open last night knowing they aren't coming home - my thoughts and prayers… Continue reading Prayers for Oklahoma