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Now I Know that God is Real!

My son is 8, and he asks me a lot of questions about God.  How do we know that God exists?  How did the Bible get written?  How can it be that God was never created?  What happens to the people that never heard about God?  How do you hear God’s voice?  Why doesn’t he talk in a voice that everyone can hear?

“Really kid? You’re eight.” So I bought him a book called “801 Questions Kids Ask About God.” His response?  “Finally!”, as he ripped the book out of my hands, and ran upstairs to start reading.

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Hands Free Mama

I first saw it on Facebook, a new book called “Hands Free Mama: A guide to putting down the phone, burning the to do list, and letting go of perfection to grasp what really matters!” by Rachel Mary Stafford.  Just reading the title made me want to turn and run.  Both towards the book (because I knew I needed it), and away from it, because I knew that it would be a painful – yet very necessary journey for me to take. Continue reading “Hands Free Mama”

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When Poor Planning Becomes My Emergency

I remember the first time I heard the quote “poor planning on your part does not necessitate an emergency on mine.”  I wished I had the guts to tape it outside the wall of my cubicle.  Heck, I wanted to add it to my email signature line!  Fortunately I refrained, because that would not be polite, nor would it be a good political move.  Instead I cleaned up every mess that was thrown my way, and I did it *mostly* with a smile.  The more I cleaned up, the more that got thrown my way. Continue reading “When Poor Planning Becomes My Emergency”