Why I Don’t Like Miracles…

Miracles are risky because they require a gap between reality and desire. They imply a deficit, need or crevice where more is required. I would rather not be in need of a miracle. The Oxford dictionary defines a miracle as, “a surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is…

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Creating a Personal GROWTH SPURT

In the 10 months since we brought Eli home from the hospital, he has changed. The small baby who was dwarfed by the car seat has more than doubled his weight and now fills the car seat. Incredible. Continuing to learn and grow as an individual has long been a passion of mine. When I…

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When My Life Speaks, I Try to Listen

Before I can tell my life what I want to do with it, I must listen to my life telling me who I am. Parker Palmer  I am in the pause between seasons and yesterday was my last day as Manager of Customer Service for Turning Point and my last day in the office. I…

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My Top 3 Fears

I’m embarking into a new season and although I won’t be able to share the details with you for a few weeks, the change is bringing my fears to the surface. They stand in the space of unknown and taunt me. In an effort to both give voice to my fears and to move past…

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Finding Beauty in the Midst of Ugliness

You are standing in the midst of a beautiful life, but all you see is the ugliness. His words stung. I knew he wasn’t negating the difficulties in my life, but he was afraid I would miss the many gifts and opportunities. He was right. It’s so easy for me to fall into a victim…

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