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When Your Baby Girl Graduates

Jordan, This day has come. You’re graduating from high school, and our being together every day is a season that quickly is approaching its end. I’m not sure how I feel about that… Being your mom is something that has brought me great joy. Your infancy was perfect. You were such an independent baby. Your […]

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Move On! Lessons about Life, Dirt and Restoration

It’s time we reflect and make sense of some things that have gone down in our past. Not that I have any special insight to the trials through which you have persevered, but I have a feeling that what transpires in an unassuming chapter of Genesis might well bring to light the whys and the […]

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It’s Time to Prepare

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned through this unusually snowy winter, it’s that Newport News Public Schools works hard to make decisions that are proactive. They prove by their decisions to close schools and conduct early dismissals that safety of students is a priority. (Maybe a little¬†snow is not a big deal for those […]

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Why You Should Have a Focus Word

What is a “Focus Word,” you ask? It’s an overarching theme that speaks destiny, and since we are continually being changed from glory to glory, I believe in changing up the focus word yearly. You can pick any word or phrase, but I ask the Father in heaven to reveal one to me (He already […]

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Jesus at the center

Father in heaven, I’m coming back to You. I’m not sure how I ended up so far away from You being my center, but here I am with full awareness of my departure. I suppose there was a loss of passion along the way. Like a fire that dies out, the fervor I once had […]

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