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Who hasn’t struggled with the sting of unmet expectations? I know I sure have! I’ve learned over the years that I’ve been married to check my expectations at the door, especially when it comes to big life events and any holiday promoted by Hallmark! As women we are quick to project upon our relationships our...
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Nearly six years ago today, I sat nervously in my living room and waited for Justin to pick me up for our very first date. After weeks of emails, phone calls, and text messages, we finally planned to meet in person. If you’ve seen the movie “You’ve Got Mail” with Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks,...
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My day started at 4:15 with a hotel wake-up call which said, “Good morning, this is your wake up call. You can either roll out of bed and join us for breakfast or turn over and go back to sleep. But, this is the wake-up call you requested.” Weirdest wake up call ever! Why would...
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It’s fall y’all!  In Texas, it certainly doesn’t feel like fall, but I know it is because I see photos capturing (or trying to) the magnificent display of trees as their leaves undergo a spectacular color change. I have seen such with my own eyes only a few times, but my memories of that transformational...
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Do you remember the (potentially traumatic) day you had to transition from elementary school to middle school? It sends chills down my spine just thinking about it. Gone were the days of read–alouds and recess. (Weren’t those the best?!) Now you’re on your own trying to navigate the combination lock on your very first locker...
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Like smoke from burning pancakes, the tension in the stifling air rose, as shoulder-to-shoulder we waited for the doors to open. The concert promised to be the best of the year, but the frustration of the crowded space was inhaling all the happiness away. My man and I tried to make the best of the...
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“The physical presence of other Christians is a source of incomparable joy and strength to the believer… the more genuine and the deeper our community becomes, the more will everything else between us recede, the more clearly and purely will Jesus Christ and His work become the one and only thing that is vital between...
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