Category Archives: Health

Are you secure in who you are?

“Only secure people can serve. Insecure people are always worrying about how they appear to others. They fear exposure of their weaknesses and hide beneath layers of protective pride and pretensions. The more insecure you are, the more you will … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Unexpected

“I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.” ― author Joshua Graham How do people survive what is clearly insurmountable tragedy? A teenager accidentally hits his sister with the car, resulting in her death. Two … Continue reading

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Whole30 – Day 17

So as I mentioned before, Whole30 is a whole new experience for me. And why did we chose to do this over EASTER??? Can you say crazy?? Whole30 – Day 17 (or, my first 2 weeks on whole30) If you … Continue reading

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Whole30 What?

No Dairy. No Grains. No Alcohol. No Legumes. No Sugar. No preservatives. No Carrageenan, MSG, and Sulfites.  30 days. What was I thinking?? And what were my Whole30 expectations?? For anyone reading this who isn’t familiar with the Whole30, visit … Continue reading

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Sunrise in Maine

Somewhat Wordless Wednesday Returns:

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Beautiful Day

Sometimes when we are working our hardest for our family, we begin to feel we MUST do it all. That everything is up to us. We begin to doubt that God will care for us, counting on our own abilities. … Continue reading

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Angel babies

The older I get, the more painful it is to remember them. Before the birth of my son, I experienced two miscarriages. At the time, I took solace that the babies wouldn’t have felt much pain, if any. My doctor told … Continue reading

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The evils of electronics

I have read quite a few posts about the evils of electronics. I have sat through innumerable conversations about electronic appliances stealing our children’s youth. I have listened to parents express concern about the use of phones and electronics. I … Continue reading

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I can see for miles and miles

I don’t live near any family. And as much as I love the family I have, living apart doesn’t allow us to have the mundane experiences that build relationships. Close, to me, is picking up the phone frequently and asking … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Burgers From Soup to Sammies

What a weekend of cooking! I HATE cooking! But I have had FUN while cooking this weekend!! One of our kids is a vegetarian, and today I made lots of yummy food for her. And I enjoyed it, too. YUM!! … Continue reading

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