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Faith and Football

I love watching football.  It started when I was a little girl.  I would watch my mom and my dad as they cheered for their teams.  And I wanted to know what they were so excited about. And then, I watched THE game- the one that turned me into a football fan. It was 1987- a Monday night football game […]

Motherhood and Millions of Moments

Motherhood is in the millions of moments.  Moments that define us.  And shape us.  It’s in the moments that we allow to define us that shouldn’t. It is in the way our bodies swell and grow to house the most precious of things.  It is in the tears when that precious one is lost taking a bit of our trust and our […]

Assumptions and Accusations

We’ve all been there.  We make an assumption about someone or something, we stew on it, believe it to be true, and then make an accusation. Sometimes our assumptions are right.  But sometimes they aren’t.  And we can end up hurting others, cause relationships to fall apart, create tension, make enemies. It is easy to be hurt when others make […]

Perceptions and Paranoia

Have you ever been hurt?  Rejected?  Lonely? Ever feel like you are always the last one picked for the team?  The girls who’s just not quite good enough?  The one who is overlooked when everyone else is making plans? When we experience hurt in life, it is a natural reaction to put up walls- we think that they are walls […]

Inclinations and Insignificance

I have been reading in Genesis lately as I prepare for my mom’s Bible study (you can read more about that here ).  This past week, I was struck by the description of the people in Noah’s time- it says in Genesis 6:5, “The LORD saw how great man’s wickedness on the earth had become, and that every inclination of the […]