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Summer of Joy

Summer of Joy

My Joy Is MIA! What Now?

I was a first born, rule following, kid. IF by chance I didn’t follow a rule my conscience talked to me so loudly that I would run to my mama with tears in my eyes and spit out a blubbering confession (ex: the time I shaved my legs on a dare at a slumber party in the 5th grade.) AND I didn’t  ...

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Abiding in the Word

Sometimes I am a big bundle of hormones. Like today. I can’t think straight. I don’t remember why I came in this room. I get really peeved over embarrassingly irrelevant things. And I will cry at the drop of a hat. I think women should have some way to warn others on days like this. Maybe a  ...

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Summer of Joy

Are you Abiding in the Harvest?

My kids and my husband call me “the brown thumb”.  My sister got all the green thumb genes from BOTH of my gardening parents.  I am the kind of plant mother that doesn’t have to worry about repotting plants as they grow…just about getting new ones, the same size as the  ...

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Summer Joy For Big Kids!

As a kid I anticipated summer! Well I should say I didn’t look forward to the Texas humidity but as the end of the school year wound down the countdown to summer joy began. I found myself looking forward to: Summer camp Family road trips Vacation Bible School Orange juice popsicles Staying up  ...

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