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No Help in Sight for the Toilet Paper Trustees

If ya’ wanna’ gather a crowd of disheartened and  commiserating moms, start talking about empty toilet paper tubes. Seriously. The burden of this responsibility was cleverly veiled in the womanhood/motherhood/wifehood descriptions. We knew we’d be entrusted to purchase the necessary commodity, the most necessary in the household, but we didn’t know we’d be solely responsible […]

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Where Does Your Inspiration Come From?

Inspiration is a movement of soul, a force that brings change, strength, creativity, or peace. Inspiration wakens the tired mom  for the third time during the night with love. Inspiration strengthens and encourages the cancer patient through treatment. Inspiration  commutes with the desk jockey to impact business day, after day, after day,  with tenacity and […]

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Preparing Your Heart and Home for Thanksgiving

Do the holidays sneak up on you?  My daughter said, “Mom! Only six weeks until Christmas!” Six weeks?  Last time I checked, I had six months and was feeling the hopeful thrill of actually accomplishing  Martha Stewart type holidays. But, I don’t like to let rush into Christmas and let Thanksgiving go by unnoticed, since […]

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Kids’ Imagination Spurs on Creative Service

My ten year old daughter, Rebekah, started our summer off right by making a commitment to serve others. She accepted this challenge from Adventures in Odyssey, Focus on the Family’s Christian kids’ radio program, and signed up for their program called A.C.T.S. I previously blogged that “Kids Who Serve are Winners Not Whiners.” No parent […]

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