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Would You Be Ready?

Over the last six months I’ve had three people close to me diagnosed with some form of that dreaded “C” word.  Shannon had it in her thyroid, and by the sheer grace of God they found it, removed it, and so far is cancer free.  Shawn was getting massive headaches, and after lots of tests they found a…
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Patience Isn’t The Only Virtue

You’ve heard the expression “Patience is a virtue”.  It’s usually said particularly to someone who is very impatient, like me.  I’ve heard this umpteen times throughout my life.  I get my patience from my mother, or my lack of it.  (I love you Mom!) I got to thinking about this the other day.  What exactly IS…
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PTSD: A Life Sentence

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Gulf War.  I remember sitting on the couch at my Grandma’s house with the family watching the missiles and bombs flying through the night on tv.  It looked like watching fireworks.  I was 13 years old.  I remember it SO clearly.  Now, 25 years later I am married…
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The Wonders Of A Young Mind

I originally had a few kind of random topics I wanted to talk about this week, but the other night I had a discussion with my ninth-grade daughter that totally blew my mind, and I just have to share it. Her science teacher told her class that his main focus in college was Astronomy.  Even though…
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Resolution Check…

So how’s it going?  How are your resolutions holding up?  Wait.  What do you mean “what resolutions?” If you remember from my last post, the foods that are eaten on New Year’s Eve are supposed to be those that will bring luck and good fortune to us in the next year.  I’m sure praying that…
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