Monthly Archives: May 2011

Life Lessons for Sharing

The luncheon for meeting planners began at 11:30 a.m., but I was running a little behind.  I had already informed the host via email.  So, I was not worried. When I walked into the room, it was difficult to find an empty spot.  Finally, near the front of course, I found an empty chair.  Relieved […]

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The last few weeks have been so devastating.  Tornadoes have caused so much destruction that some towns have been wiped off the map.  I watch the news and feel so helpless.  The pain that these people are going through is unimaginable.  It has been mentioned that this tornado season so far is one of the […]

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Project You and Me

Projects happen for various reasons.  They can be expensive, interrupt your life, bring people together, etc. Some projects are self-declared (a new coat of paint to change a room), life-propelled (chipped paint over time), self–ignited (pretty candles in the windows but not such a bright idea with long drapes nearby), etc. People are projects (of God’s […]

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How long have we been married?

The other day my husband Tom and I were watching TV and a commercial came on.  As the announcer was explaining the product my husband turned to me and said “is that?”, Me “Yep”, Tom “from”, Me “Yep”, Tom “OK”. End of conversation.  I knew exactly what he was saying.  We do that all the […]

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3 1/2 year old Layla came to visit us on Mother’s Day.  She went through every inch of Papa and Nana’s new Nashville home!  It was a much needed visit with her, her sister, my twin daughters, and son-in-law.  After they headed back to Kentucky, I was tidying up when I came across multiple sets […]

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My Temporary Home

I’m currently living in a temporary home in Nashville, Tennessee.  We’re here, 2 hours from home, for approximately 4 months as my husband goes through his second Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplant.  We’ve been here two weeks and I already can’t wait to get back home to all that is familiar! I’ve often heard preachers […]

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Hope Endures

Natalie Grant is one of my favorite Christian singers.  It’s not so much her soulful voice as it is the words of Truth that God sometimes uses to quiet my soul. As I drove to the store recently, Natalie’s “Hope Endures”  began to play:  “but our hope endures the worst of conditions…it’s more than our optimism.”  […]

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