Category Archives: Family

There’s Some Sawdust in my Eye and I Want it OUT!

My husband sent me a post today and it is truly the BEST that I have read regarding the media craziness over “Ben and Jerry’s” and “Chik-Fil-A”. With my eyes cleaned out from Mr. Noble’s wise and pithy words, I … Continue reading

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What Will You Do/Give Up for Your Children?

Most parents would answer this question with something like: “Whatever it takes.” or “Anything.” But from my own experience and observation, I do not believe that is true. I am writing this as I look back over 30 years of … Continue reading

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Northern Travels

  I hope to be traveling more during this season in my life and I want to share some of the great places that I have found that may not be well-known by Travelocity, Expedia, and Kayak. Speaking of which, … Continue reading

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Book Review: She’s Got Issues by Nicole Unice

Maybe we know we often create our own messes, so we assume we should clean them up. – Nicole Unice from She’s Got Issues (ISBN#: 1414365101) Wife, mother, ministry leader, and counselor, Nicole Unice brings her giftings, knowledge, and life … Continue reading

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Too Busy to Put Kids to Bed? There’s 24-hour Day Care!

Today’s article on msnbc.com begins with this sentence: Juggling parenting with a high-powered career and hectic social life is a challenge anywhere in the world. And in that first sentence the problems are identified. Parenting is by far the hardest … Continue reading

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The “Do-Over”

My daughter, Janet Lister, has started her own blog, His Grace is Enuff, and I love her post today, Can I Have a Do-Over? . Her blog is an example of this generation using the social media in the best of … Continue reading

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Changed All the Way to my Core

It has been awhile since I wrote a note here. Life has reminded me of carnival rides with the Tile-A-Whirl and roller coasters taking top prizes! The devotionals that I have written in the last few months have a discernible … Continue reading

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“Lost December” by Richard Paul Evans

Released on November 1, 2011, Richard Paul Evans has given us another ‘gift’ of a wonderful story that teaches us like a modern day parable. Every year it seems Mr. Evans has brought forth such an inspired work and Lost … Continue reading

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Duff’s Tavern & Grill, Vicksburg, MS

Like many people, I took a road trip during the Christmas holidays to have time with family. Ours was a 12-hour drive and often on those long trips, we have chosen “fast food” which usually sacrifices quality for speed. Thanks … Continue reading

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Christmas Movies on TV

This may be my favorite time of year for movies on TV. There are so many great stories that have been told and retold throughout the years. A Christmas Carol – This is to me a great “parable” of God’s … Continue reading

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