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One Word Update

June has arrived. Midway through the year. Alece asked over on Grit and Glory how our One Word for the year was going. Although I posted yesterday that I would be hit or miss for the next few weeks I knew I needed to write this post. If nothing more than a check for myself....

Not a Farm Girl

Foothills surround the valleys and farms of my childhood. While farms were a part of my life I was never a farm girl. Even being raised ‘out in the country’ I am unsure I was ever meant to be a country girl. I remember many afternoons sitting on my great grandparents’ porch on their farm....

If Birds Can Sing

I lay there. In the darkness. Waiting for sleep to overtake my weary body. Late night conversation with a friend weighs heavy on heart and prayers. Begging for God to give peace. Rain pouring as thunder shakes. Sleep comes but for a brief time.  The patter of small feet before alarm awake. Unusual since he...

Mind Games

I’m linking up for the first time at the One Word at a Time blog carnival with Peter Pollock. I’m not sure this will even make sense considering most of what I have written are rambling thoughts from the past day or so.  We play games with ourselves. In our minds at least. Or maybe...

Trust Even Through the Motions

Sometimes going through the motions is all you can do. It was one of those days. One of those days I felt like staying in bed. Heart heavy for discouraged friends. Poor sleep the night before paired with the dreariness of clouds and rain tempt me to stay under the warm covers. I had already...