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Not Today

Do you know what time of year it is?  Yes, it is winter…20 days until spring….but it is also McDONALD’S SHAMROCK SHAKE TIME! These shakes are really one of my favorite things to have and each year I wait for them to appear on commercials or signs so that I can order my first one.…

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Book Review: The Good Daughter By Jane Porter

THE GOOD DAUGHTER A Brennan Sisters Novel #2 By: Jane Porter Published: February 5, 2013 ****1/2 Love was given to all, except herself . . . Kit Brennan has always been the most grounded of her sisters. A Catholic school English teacher for seventeen years and a constant giver, her decisions have been sound—just not very satisfying. Her fortieth…

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A Little Monday Inspiration

Find a way to enjoy parts of every run. Most of your runs should be mostly enjoyable. Jeff Galloway, an American Olympian and lifetime runner I really don’t like running.  I’m not good at it.  I don’t run fast.  But, I get it done a few times a week.  Although, in order to get it…

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One Thousand of My Gifts

photo courtesy Ann Voskamp www.aholyexperience.com Continuing my count of one thousand gifts, numbering each one. 48. A true day of rest 49. Healthy children 50. Gently falling snow 51. Electric Mattress Pad for a warm bed 52. Singing “Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling” in church, a favorite

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Check Out k.noel baby

A few weeks ago thanks to author Kimberly Stuart, I won a sweet package from k.noel baby. Baby Booties courtesy of k.noel baby Don’t get any ideas, no I am NOT having a baby.  But, I love cute baby things and like to have things on hand for when someone else has a baby.  I…

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Book Review: Unglued Devotional by Lysa TerKeurst

UNGLUED DEVOTIONAL 60 Days of Imperfect Progress By: Lysa TerKeurst Published: December 18, 2012 Nonfiction/Christian  From Goodreads: This companion devotional to the bestselling book Unglued provides encouragement to help readers handle emotional struggles. Including a daily opening Scripture, Thought for the Day, devotion, and closing prayer, this book helps readers begin a 60-day journey in learning…

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Book Review: The Good Woman By Jane Porter

THE GOOD WOMAN By:  Jane Porter Published:  September 4, 2012 **** Meg Brennan Roberts is a successful publicist, faithful wife, and doting mother who prides herself on always making the right decisions. But years of being “the good woman” have taken a toll and Meg feels burned out and empty, more disconnected than ever from her…

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One Thousand of My Gifts

photo courtesy of Ann Voskamp at www.aholyexperience.com Continuing my count of one thousand gifts, numbering each one. 39. Supper with my parents and sister, catching up. 40. Reminder of Ash Wednesday and HIS ultimate sacrifice 41. Excitement bubbling over for our annual Valentine’s Scavenger Hunt 42. Unexpected romance 43. Love note 44. Date night 45.…

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