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My mind stays hurried and unfocused recently. Accomplishing small bits of tasks here and there until eventually complete. Frustrating myself. Poor sleep, immediate technology in part to blame. Then Sunday afternoon closing out July I set aside the painting and scrapbooking I plan to do and instead curl up in my favorite chair with a […]

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The counting. The naming each gift. Causing my mind to turn from frustrations to gratitude. Instantly a lifting of my spirit. I can easily rush through my day forgetting to stop and give thanks. But when I do how much brighter my attitude and outlook is. It’s a discipline. Self discipline has never been a […]

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There is a restlessness disrupting my spirit these days. Unexplainable so I move through the motions. The search for grace gifts taking more effort and focus. I know they are there so I intentionally slow myself. And I list. 245. Finishing the devotions for a teen girls retreat. (4/26/11) 246. Technology during severe weather coverage. […]

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So very much to be thankful for as I reflect on the grace of Easter. 231. For encouraging friends. (4/19/11) 232. For words coming to mind in the middle of the night. (4/19/11) 233. Chris bringing home Snickers minis for me. (4/20/11) 234. Goofiness with friends. (4/20/11) 235. The laughter of my small group friends. […]

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