Slipping Away

August 5, 2014

School starts today. And with all the excitement of first days and schedules and packed lunches, I took a few minutes to pull out a treasure I keep tightly hidden in my heart. As I pulled it out…it escaped my grasp and unfolded into a beautiful memory. It has been 31 years since my boy carried […]

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For my Husband on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2014

To my dearest Ed, my amazing Rocket Man. You are the man who had the courage to believe it’s never too late to live happily ever after. With me! You are a man whose integrity inspires me, whose fidelity guards our vows, in whom honor is exemplified, who lives out his love daily and whose faith […]

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When Dreams Collide

October 10, 2013

In case you hadn’t noticed, its football season. We’re big fans of SEC football here in the Camelot subdivision.  Saturdays find us in front of a television, ordering our lives around kickoff times and cheering on our University of Georgia Bulldogs. Its how we roll. So perhaps you’ll forgive me if I use a football […]

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Mercy {5 minute friday}

September 13, 2013

It’s Five Minute Friday, when I join up with a bunch of precious folks for a writing exercise. We write for five minutes flat.  We write from our hearts with no editing, no do-overs, lots of tears, plenty of laughter and let me tell you…it can get very real in a big hurry! No mulligans found […]

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Red {5 minute friday}

September 5, 2013

It’s Five Minute Friday, when I join up with a bunch of precious folks for a writing exercise. We write for five minutes flat.  We write from our hearts with no editing, no do-overs, lots of tears, plenty of laughter and let me tell you…it can get very real in a big hurry! No muligans […]

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Gentle Giants

September 4, 2013

I heard the news today. Another influential person from my youth has died. Memories of fellowship in her home  after church on hot, humid summer Sunday evenings came flooding back. Her smile. Her hospitality. Her dedication to her work at the church. It seems these obituaries are coming with increasing frequency. Simple mathematics tell me […]

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