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Laughter Doeth the Marriage Well

Not that 24 years makes me an expert, but I think I have learned a few things about marriage. Laughter makes all things better. Sometimes you have to laugh, or you would cry. Marriage is hard because well, uh, because men are men and women are women. I know,  that’s deep. We’re different.  We think differently.  We […]

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Shades of Friendship and Family

“There is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect.” G. K. Chesterton A true friend can see the part  inside of you others can’t. The best part of that internal vision? They appreciate the intimate glimpse into your heart, and will cherish and cultivate the treasures and bind and heal the brokenness. […]

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Are You A Prude?

Proverbs 19:14, “House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.” Because prudent is not a word we use on a daily basis anymore, the spiritual richness  of our womanly heritage  can be lost without careful study.  When we hear “prudent” we often think of “prude.” This is the world’s mocking label for a woman […]

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Everyone, especially women, adores love stories with the Happily Ever After Ending. They have this fairy tale idea that the Happy Ever After automatically begins right after the honeymoon.       We’ve all heard the saying “The Honeymoon’s Over.” That saying isn’t without cause. When the wedding planning, the ceremony and the honeymoon are […]

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Momma Mindy and Monkey at the Hospital

Rise and Shine! We were up at 4:30 so I could take my doctor ordered shower to remove all traces of my false beauty; the makeup, deodorant, lotions, moisturizers, scent, fingernail polish. Monkey With No Name is wearing her new outfit we bought just for this day and I packed my pink monkey pj’s in […]

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