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Vulnerability in the form of a bathing suit
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Vulnerability in the form of a bathing suit

For as long as I can remember, I have hated bathing suits.  I’ve never had a “bathing suit body”.  I’ve never worn (nor do I desire to) a bikini.  I was the girl who cringed every time I found out that we were going to a water park for class trips. I would try on […]

Gather…..
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Gather…..

I could feel it settling over me like a heavy blanket. I was grumpy and snappy at my kids and husband. I sent a quick text to my friend, “I feel grumpy today.” and yet I didn’t quite know why. I went about my morning setting up a baby shower for a friend of mine. […]

Where’s my part today?
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Where’s my part today?

So as I type, I am hearing the scrape, scrape, scrape of four men scraping down the insides of our swimming pool. We’re lucky to rent a house that has a nice sized swimming pool. We were unlucky enough to rent a house that had a swimming pool that had some issues with a new […]

Red Cups of Happiness…..well maybe not this year!
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Red Cups of Happiness…..well maybe not this year!

Those that know me really well know that I love coffee. Growing up I remember waking up to the smell of Folgers, a smell that always signified that my mom was up and moving around. I remember one time my moms coffee pot broke and thankfully Grandma Wurl came to the rescue with another coffee […]

“Uh Dear, there’s a scorpion in the boys room!”
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“Uh Dear, there’s a scorpion in the boys room!”

I live in Africa where there are some of the worst snakes in the world.  There are also numerous bugs, spiders, and scorpions that are dangerous.  Some of those bugs even will “spit” acid at their offenders.  I mean, I suppose if you’re going to have a defense system….spitting acid is a pretty good “super […]

Missing Me Some Fall…….
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Missing Me Some Fall…….

** I wrote this post on fall two years ago while living in the Philippines.  Fall has always been the hardest time for me living overseas so I thought it would only be appropriate to share this part of my life.  It all still rings true! So if you know me well at all, you […]

Bravery in Missionary Kids!
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Bravery in Missionary Kids!

So this is a post from my MissionaryMommy blog, but it’s one of my most favorites!  My kids teach me every day what it means to be brave and this is one of my favorite stories.  Piper in particular is always willing to try new things and this is just one of her many adventures […]

Finishing Strong!
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Finishing Strong!

I read a quote by Christine Caine (Love her!) recently that said this… How we finish one thing directly impacts the way we enter into a new thing.  I’ve been pondering this quote the past few days and the thought of it really excites me. You see I started Whole30 on October 1st.  For as […]

Life Is Your Ministry
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Life Is Your Ministry

I get asked the question a lot of, “What do you do?” A few years ago that question would have been answered pretty strait forward, but these days, well it’s harder for me to answer. Just today I was taking our friend to the clinic for a quick check up and on the way she […]

The  Blah’s of Doodles of Praise……
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The Blah’s of Doodles of Praise……

Sorry, this isn’t the most flattering picture of me, but the face is quite accurate some days.  Just blah. (And since this site is all about being Brave…..I say posting unflattering pictures constitutes as big bravery! Ha!) I’ll confess….I haven’t done any drawing, doodling, or anything of the sort in my bible or a plain […]

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