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Thank you for taking time to visit! I love to talk about faith, life and the crazy adventures that make life interesting. My prayer is what whatever you read or see will bless and inspire your life  - and that you'd even enjoy a few laughs. In between blog posts, you can find me on social media. 

 

 

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What married people forget about bein...

What married people forget about being single by Brittany Kaelber
Brittany Kaelber wants to live in a world where cookie dough is at the top of the food pyramid, leg warmers never go out of style and there are more spontaneous song and dance numbers in everyday life. When she’s not working as a full-time video producer and a part-time photographer at CedarCreek Church, you can find her hanging out wit [...]

Sunnyside Up: Can anything positive c...

I wonder if I could do that? (photo credit: blacksportsonline.com)
Recently, we all got to see Kim Kardashians’ tuckus. While it wasn’t the first time we saw Kim’s undressed girly goodies populating our Twitter or Facebook newsfeeds, it was still a BIG surprise! I’ve been thinking about what I should say about this for the past week. I’ve also been scanning social media waiting [...]

GIVEAWAY! ONE word to turn around you...

Photo credit: Pinterest Ann Voscamp
How do you feel when other people celebrate the good things happening in their lives? Do you celebrate wholeheartedly with them or are you a teensy-bit envious because their lives always seem sunny-side up? Yesterday, I went to see the movie “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” with my daughter, Sami. We [...]

What’s so hard about patience?

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I struggle with patience. Not as much as I used to, but it stays on the top five of things I need to work on. So, I totally related to a hysterical video that I saw at the Catalyst Conference in Atlanta last month. It’s called the “Marshmallow Experiment” on YouTube and has over two million hits. You can watch it below. This [...]

Get rid of Worry in just ONE step!

Get rid of Worry in just ONE step!
There are few movies that have transcended the generations. The “Wizard of Oz” is one of those movies. While my kids weren’t swept away with the same sense of awe that I experienced in my younger years, I could tell they enjoyed it just the same. Seriously, who wouldn’t enjoy the snappy, happy songs,  and exciting pre- [...]