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When Surrender Isn’t Defeat

We moved back to Louisiana in 2012, when I was transferred.  But things didn’t always go like we’d envisioned.  My husband couldn’t find a job in his chosen field, or any other field, for months after we moved.  When he … Continue reading

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Oh, that’s bad. — No, that’s good!

Y’all ever watch Hee Haw?  (Okay, I’ve just dated myself with that.)  I used to watch it all the time growing up.  The title of my blog post was inspired by the absolutely hilarious bit by Archie Campbell and Roy … Continue reading

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Tuneful Tuesday: Flood and Hope Edition

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know south Louisiana has been hit hard by flooding in recent weeks.  (Or maybe you don’t, given the lack of significant national media coverage.)  The amount of rain that fell on … Continue reading

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Gardening as faith

“Gardening is a demonstration of faith; it’s belief in a tomorrow.” So said my friend April on her Instagram account.  Those words spoke to me, and she was kind enough to let me use them.  The picture above is a … Continue reading

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Why sparkle when you can shine? Rhinestone Jesus review and giveaway

If you’ve been reading along the past couple of months, you know that our life situation has changed somewhat.  We’ve gone from me working full-time outside the home to trying to make it working from home, and it’s been challenging … Continue reading

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Moving day is finally here!

I’ll blog in more detail later, I’m sure, but right now, let it suffice to say that we’re closing on our house today!  Let the moving commence!We won’t get it all done today, but we can sure make a good … Continue reading

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To be blessed, be a blessing!

Have you ever heard the pastor saying something in church and known that he’s talking directly to YOU?  Ever felt like everyone else might just as well go home, because that sermon is straight from God to the pastor’s mouth … Continue reading

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Decisions made

I got a voicemail this morning from the potential new job. At that point, I honestly couldn’t say with 100% certainty what would come out of my mouth when I returned the call. I happened to check Facebook, and the … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions.

I’ve had my current job for just over two years.  Some things have gone on that have made me question whether I belong there, and so I put out a few feelers regarding other opportunities.  Lo and behold, one of … Continue reading

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A God-Sized Dream

Do you have dreams?  Not necessarily the kind we have while we’re sleeping, but dreams of doing something different,  being something different, taking your life in a whole different direction. For a long time, I forgot how to dream. My … Continue reading

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