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Romans 12:2
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The Divorce Workout

WHY DO PEOPLE GET IN SHAPE TO GET DIVORCED? Don’t they realize that if they made this effort for their spouse, they likely wouldn’t be in the position they’re in. It’s maddening and I’ve never understood the rationale behind it. After God, aren’t we to worry first and foremost about our spouse? What they think. How they feel. If their needs are being met. Why do some put more time, thought, and energy into preparing for a total stranger than their own husband or wife? Continue reading

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Rear-Ended On The Way Home

Years ago, my sons and I decided we wanted to get a dog for our family. This was a big step for a single mom on a fixed income, but the boys were old enough to manage the responsibility and they adored dogs. I knew the timing was right. We invested a lot of energy into choosing the perfect Labrador breeder and spent a pretty penny for our little girl. We chose a beautiful chocolate female and named her Zoe. Continue reading

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Mad Momma Moments

If you’re a mom, you’ve messed up. More than once! And Dads, this certainly applies to you too. My boys are grown now, all in their 20’s, some married, some raising families, but the memories of their younger years are etched in my heart. It seems that it was just yesterday. When I reminisce about these times, there are an abundance of joyful memories. But I’ve also got plenty of not-so-proud Mad Momma Moments too. Continue reading

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Getting Rid of The Last 10

Why are the last 10 pounds the hardest to lose? I’ve got 10 that have plagued me for over two decades. I’ve complained and lamented over them, yet they remain. It’s ridiculous. 10 stinkin’ pounds?! What stops us from going the distance? Staying the course UNTIL THE VERY END? Continue reading

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Rear-Ended on the Way Home

Years ago my sons and I decided we wanted to get a dog for our family. This was a big step for a single mom on a fixed income but the boys were old enough to manage the responsibility and they adored dogs. I knew the timing was right. Continue reading

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Decluttering in Action!

Recently, our small group was asked to do a project for our Love Works series. After discussing some options, we chose to raise money to buy protein food items for the Rio Vista Center, a wonderful, local, Christian organization that ministers to the needy in a multitude of ways. Continue reading

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