Category Archives: words for the week

Do the Burpee

I try to do fitness things everyday…or every other. *wink* I am not in the best shape of my life, but I do try to move and make room for a few more oreos. I have a half marathon I … Continue reading

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Lead with Love

I don’t remember mom and dad talking to us about a lot of serious things. Maybe they talked to my siblings – but I just don’t remember them talking to me about things like racism, worldview, the Bible, or even … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Houseplants & People

I remember my mom having a love for houseplants. I am not really one to pay attention to all the details, so I am not sure where they all came from, but there were a ton. I am not exaggerating … Continue reading

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Send the Flowers

Last month, I went through my camera roll and printed out a few recent-ish pictures so I could update the ones that donned my walls. The old ones, that always made me feel like I would be profiled wrong, really … Continue reading

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Confidence

Let me tell you about my middle school basketball experience. I sucked. Seriously. I was the girl who sat on the bench and watched all the good kids play their hearts out. I cheered them on. I handed them their … Continue reading

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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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Root Beer Floats

My siblings always joke around about my lack of memory. I don’t know why, but I just don’t remember much from my childhood. But one thing I can’t forget is the beloved root beer float! Dad was the master of … 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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Today is a Gift

Our Words for the Week reflection come from Ray Lammie and his Thought for the Day. I was given a most precious gift this morning when I woke up. It’s a gift I never received before. It’s one I can’t … Continue reading

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Friends: God’s Way of Taking Care of Us

Our Words for the week come from an urban legend reported to having been written by a Metro Denver hospice physician I was driving home from a meeting this evening about five, stuck in traffic on Colorado Boulevard when the … Continue reading

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