Category Archives: encouragement

A Treasure of Truth

I am absolutely, positively horrible at remembering things. Anything. I have to write down birthdays and anniversaries. I have to keep a book of passwords. I have post-its and a very full calendar to help me remember my daily tasks. … Continue reading

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Fresh…

Today’s Five Minute Friday work is “fresh”! If you’ve never heard of Five Minute Friday’s, you must just skip over that day 😉 You can read more about it on the Five Minute Friday blog HERE I’ll just get right … Continue reading

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Just a Guy…

Last week my sister Deanna posted a blog entitled the Dream Team where she took a step back and formally introduced each of the children. It was a brief introduction to all the siblings to give everyone a look at … Continue reading

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Three Points

My youngest son is on the 7th grade basketball team at school. They are a fun team to watch, with great dynamics between players – teammates, but also friends. Any coach will tell you this is a key element to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Lesson

Hey, it’s Cole! I am new to this whole “blog” thing. My writing is usually just for my eyes because it is very emotional to what is going on in my life at the moment. As my sister pointed out, … Continue reading

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Finally Reunited

As you might be aware, on December 14, 2020, Joe went to be with the Lord. So many of you have asked about what happened and how you can help. We certainly appreciate your love through this difficult time! Joe … Continue reading

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Eat the Oreos and Lean in…

If you ever had a problem you went to dad with, you know he did not sugarcoat his advice. If he thought you needed to get your crap together, he told you without mincing words. I think that is one … Continue reading

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Home

I think we can all agree that 2020 has been nothing short of awful. The effects of a lock down, quarantine, travel restrictions, constant mask wearing, and more will be felt for months to come, not to mention the mourning … Continue reading

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Dare to Dream

I do not have a vivid imagination. I think that is part of the reason it has taken me two years to write a novel…and the writing continues! I am just not good at letting my imagination roam. I prefer … Continue reading

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…already?

I often hear this time of year, “Man, I can’t believe it’s Christmas already!” and “Where does the time go?” Have you ever thought these thoughts? I have. Mostly because all the things I felt I wanted to accomplish over … Continue reading

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