I am an (arghhh) middle-aged woman who is just trying to put one foot after another on this journey we know as life. I have a wonderful husband, two lovely adult daughters, a delightful adult son and three wonderful granddaughters but none of us are perfect.

Although man is imperfect, God is perfect and God has been more than good to me, He has been everything and has provided everything. And when times have been tough, He somehow brought me through and He’s had to plummet some pretty dark depths to do it so I can testify to His persistence!

But I’m a Christian, not a stereotype, so that means I’m a conglomeration if the many things that make me - me. I just hope my Christianity helps to tie and hold those things together.

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Mom Style

May 28, 2018
I realized yesterday morning that there is concise way to describe the difference between my mothering style and the way my mom mothered.  She looked at what isn’t and commented.  I look at what is and admire. It took a bit of thought to come up with that startling difference but I was rememberin...
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    May 25, 2018
    So first I want to write about my dreams.  Yeah, I know, how trite.. how cliche.  But, really, I had a great dream last night.  I will spare you the goofy parts that nobody would care about or even understand, but the good part was that I had this dream that I went to Alaska…
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  • It’s Time To Write
    May 18, 2018
    Whatever it may be, it may not be interesting, but it WILL be.  I have a wonderful day off and will spend a little of it writing in here.  I also spent some time reading today.  That always helps my mind sweep out the cobwebs. My pieces on Israel got published today.  They're up on…
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    May 17, 2018
    I’ve got to set my priorities.  Things have been running away with me lately.  I was thinking on my train home that I need to set some goals... or my like standards, and then stick to them. God first then family and running the household then writing THEN work. We live off my husband’s pay…
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    April 20, 2018
    I was thinking about something this morning.  In Jeremiah 1:5 The Lord said, "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you..."  I ended up thinking about this, wondering why, for a moment, that made me feel good.  After all, I'm not so sure my mom felt really good about having me there.  Maybe…
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    April 19, 2018
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    April 18, 2018
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    April 17, 2018
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    April 16, 2018
    Well, my eight days of birthday are over now.  I started celebrating on Saturday the 7th and continued on through Sunday the 15th.  I had lots of fun but it’s back to boring now.  It began with a family painting party where we all went to a little studio and tried painting a picture of…
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  • Senior
    April 5, 2018
    So I'm almost an adult.  I went to go get my licensed renewed because I will soon be a "senior."  Geez.  It was sort of a comeuppance to look at the little paper attached to my license and see "senior" circled.  Hmmm... Then I went to the designated counter and was assisted by this nice…
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