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Should have been

I find myself thinking about what “should have been” a lot lately and I absolutely hate it. We used to have fun with the phrase “shoulda-been.” In fact, every year we celebrate Sadie’s “shoulda-been” birthday on January 24th. You see, … Continue reading

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You are His

I have been staring at this blank screen trying to find the words to share. There is so much that I could put in this post. I could write about this past Wednesday – the emotions and uncertainty unfolding in … Continue reading

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In a few days…

In a few days, a celebration will be held. In a few days, something I have been planning for a while will finally come together. In a few days, I will be surrounded by people who have loved and supported … Continue reading

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Capturing the Moments

I recently took up a new hobby–digital scrapbooking. As I have been sifting through thousands of pictures, I realize how few pictures I have of me and Sadie. I am usually the one holding the camera, taking the pictures, capturing … Continue reading

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Flower Girl

When my cousin Peter and  his fiance Kaitlyn asked Sadie if she would be a flower girl in their wedding, I was more excited than she was. She had no idea what being a flower girl meant and I was … Continue reading

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I have been a lifelong fan of Amy Grant’s. Maybe she has an extra special place in my heart because she was the first person I ever saw in concert (MN State Fair Grandstand in the early 1990s to be … Continue reading

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I’m feeling pretty guilty about neglecting my blog the past few weeks. When I first started this I was committed to writing at least 2 to 3 times a week. Although I’d like to make that happen, I had to … Continue reading

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