Loving

Friendship is Unnecessary

I have been through a tough year.  If I’m honest, it was more like 18 months.  Deaths, surgeries, injuries, more surgeries, other various health problems plagued not just my own life, but also those of my loved ones.  During that time, I knew I wasn’t “myself” but I kept blaming life circumstances.  About a year […]

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Blessings in Disguise

To all who mourn in Israel, He will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair. Isaiah 61:1 Once again, this – my life’s verse, has proven true. God has a wonderful way of turning things around. Now that I find myself on the other […]

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Suckah…

I don’t consider myself a pushover when it comes to parenting.  Neither do I consider myself a “Helicopter Parent”.  But there is just something about my kids, that causes me to some times (not all the time) be unable to resist them.  Sigh. One of those times is when one of them sidles up next […]

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Friends With Skin

I’ve been using this phrase a lot lately, and thinking about it even more, so I have decided to do an entire post on what it means to me. I will be the first to admit that I lurve me some technology.  I have a MacBook Pro, and iPad, and an iPhone.   I have […]

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Life Lessons From my Child

The other day, my Brown-Eyed Boy said something to me that blew my mind, and I can’t stop thinking about it. Brown-Eyed Boy with Brown-Eyed Aunt in 2001 A little back story:  His (younger) sister was razzing him about his blanket, telling him that he had to sell it when he was a grown-up.  My […]

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Friends

“Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.” – Eleanor Roosevelt   As I was browsing through friendship quotes, trying to find just the right one, two things stood out to me.  For one thing, I can’t imagine a more commented-upon subject than friendship.  There […]

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