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We Are Family

 (Photo credit: Tracy Kaye Photography. Paintings by Syrian refugee children) Through a God guided set of circumstances and connections, Tracy and I are privileged to be able to interview four Syrian families tomorrow for a video we are putting together. … Continue reading

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The Grace of Grandmas

 It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace.      –Christopher Morley My poor mom has been suffering with sickness since Christmas day. She is still too sick to go out, so we have … Continue reading

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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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On Creating New Vocabulary

“Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” ― Mother Teresa Why is it I always find myself in the midst of busyness? Even on vacation sometimes I find myself rushing to pack … Continue reading

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I Am Mama Hear Me Roar

I know that this blog is usually full of cute Ev quips or inspirational bits about parenting. Today the blog has a different tone. I’m as concerned with the secular culture of Ev’s growingupworld as I am with the ecclesiatic … Continue reading

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Trade Offs

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” –William Faulkner When I was pregnant with my second son, I started “nesting” right from the beginning of the pregnancy. I cooked meals from … Continue reading

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Bravery Matters

We have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are. –Madeleine L’Engle Bravery. I’ve been thinking a lot about bravery today–about what exactly it means to be … Continue reading

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