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What Prince Charming Can’t Do

    “Mommy, remember when we used to play Barbies EVERYDAY together?” Hannah asked me tonight as I tucked her into bed.  “Yeah,” I replied, “You made up lots of great stories!” “And you were ALWAYS the mean mommy!” Hannah giggled as she reminisced about the plot lines that dominated her preschool play. “But I’m […]

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Slumber Party Secrets

We’ve been planning Hannah’s sixth birthday party this weekend- developing a theme, pulling together gift bags and dreaming up a few activities that kindergarten girls would enjoy. Her party is six days away, but the birthday spirit has already infused our home with excitement. After all, when you’ve been waiting ALL YEAR for a birthday […]

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Baby Feet

I’ve noticed something just two days into this sweet get-away: slowing the pace has improved my eyesight. Oh, I don’t suppose my optometrist would necessarily agree, but I am, without a doubt, seeing more clearly today than I did seventy-two hours ago. For instance, this morning as I roamed the mountain-lined trail beyond our resort, […]

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Out of the Mouths of Babes

Sometimes finding the “treasure” in my day is difficult; like God is speaking in something softer than a whisper; other times, the nuggets of truth are so bold that it seems the Lord is yelling in my ear. Today over our lunch hour, God did a bit of “holy hollering” as He spoke clearly through […]

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