Tag Archives: Friendship

The Gateway of Gratitide

Every day Ev and I begin our day with “Yay God!” I start off with something like ” Yay God for the rain because now the grass is so green!” Ev follows with “Yay God for the beautiful leaves in … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Now

“Earth’s crammed with heaven… But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.” –Elizabeth Barrett Browning Rushing seems to be a way of life. No matter how well I try to plan, I seem to be running late or running … Continue reading

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Every Life Matters

“Lord, we weep with those who weep and refuse to be consoled. May our tears mix with yours in a river of justice, flowing down like mighty waters, transforming the world that is into one that ought to be. Amen.” … Continue reading

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Sparkly Teeth and No Glasses

The cobalt blue sky floated high above with just the right amount of white cotton ball clouds–warm, balmy, no humidity–a perfect summer day. Lizi planned to head out to some local baseball games with her girlfriend and take Ev with … Continue reading

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Mama’s Always Right

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien Visiting my friend, Jen at her farm is as much a favorite of my seventeen-year-old as it is … Continue reading

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The New Girl

Ev has a new best friend. Her name is Lila, and she lives next door. Lila is seven years old, has beautiful red hair and is very, very precocious. All Ev talks about these days is having Lila over for … Continue reading

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