Category Archives: faith

Down the Rabbit Hole

This little corner of the web that I occupy always has been, continues to be, and always will be a space where my thoughts are honest, regardless of whether someone is offended by them. At times, I am very much … Continue reading

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Oranges and Apples

Anyone who knows me well knows that my favorite season is apple season. I know that technically, apples are not their own season, but when one lives in the northern part of the midwest, apples on trees don’t last very … Continue reading

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People Pushing

This post has been ruminating throughout my brain for several months. Every time I started to compose the words, I would find myself unable to adequately express the feelings inside me without making others go on the defensive. While browsing … Continue reading

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The above image appeared as a post in my Facebook newsfeed one day a couple weeks ago. It resonated deep within me. It has not been a secret that the last year has been insanely difficult. Narrowing that down even … Continue reading

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Sowing and Reaping

If you know me well, you know that one of my favorite genres of music is Southern Gospel, in particular, the Gaither Vocal Band. A few years ago the Gaithers included the Twin Cities on their tour. My husband, knowing … Continue reading

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Agonizing Bones

Yesterday I made the trek out to the mailbox. We live in a townhome community, so all the mailboxes are in groups that line the street. It isn’t a long walk for me, but it is one I seldom make … Continue reading

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Reflections of an Old Person

I am unfortunate enough to live in a place that was built in the 1980’s and has had little to no renovations done to it. For me, that means one entire wall of the dining room is mirrored. It also … Continue reading

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This morning I sat at our dining room table enjoying a time of quietness that is so rare lately in my mornings. I am usually busy completing morning tasks before heading out the door for work. This morning I didn’t … Continue reading

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Sheep in the Desert

This morning my mind is mulling over two things. Sheep and deserts. A little while ago, on the recommendation of a coworker, I bought the devotional book Earth Psalms by Francine Rivers. Yes, the same Francine Rivers who has written … Continue reading

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Courtesy of Pain

I read a quote this morning that really hit home with me. Part of it reads: “A drop of water on a stone doesn’t do much, but a constant drip eventually erodes and changes the shape of the stone forever. … Continue reading

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