Category Archives: self

You will not drown

I think I always believed that Christians were happier because their lives were better. This made me angry. It made me jealous. They seemed self-righteous to me, and like everything was going great for them all of the time. I … Continue reading

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Bestest Christmas present ever!!

I can’t tell you all how much I love my digital piano from josh! It has a full 88-key board and the keys are weighted to feel heavy and substantial like piano keys. It sounds marvelous, and the best part … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Part I: downtown/Fremont street

We were lucky enough to tag along with josh to Las Vegas where he was attending a trade show. We all had a ton of fun! downtown Las Vegas o

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Happy birthday to me

I had a birthday this weekend, and it was lovely but also bittersweet. I turned 33 with my family beside me, happy to be where I am in life, happy with those around me, except for one who is missing. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

We wore our pajamas and watched last year’s ball drop on YouTube.  We watched the third Harry Potter movie… And toasted with sparkle “spear” as Jacob calls it.  Jackson learned to toast and loved it!  A new year… I can’t … Continue reading

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Time out

What does a mom do when she gets a little over an hour to herself? Lush bath bomb and a glass of wine, of course! 

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How are you doing?

It has been five months, 21 days and about 13 hours since I received the worst phone call of my life. What everyone wants to know is how I am doing. What everyone wants to hear is that I am … Continue reading

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A birthday in the books

It was a whirlwind of a day. Jackson wasn’t feeling great, and I can really tell in the pictures of him. I had messages of love all day, sweet and thoughtful gifts, and good food. I guess this getting older … Continue reading

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You’ve come a long way, baby

This post is not about a baby (!!). It’s about me. While I could wax poetic for paragraphs about how I have changed as a person, I’m not going to share that here. That’s for me to know (and Jesus. … Continue reading

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Me and my loves

Photo credit goes to Linda. Thanks for getting me into a shot!

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