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Monthly Archives: February 2013

When God Stretches You.

It felt like someone had pushed me off a very high, scary cliff. Without a parachute.   Five years ago, this is how I felt when I found out we [surprise!] were expecting our third baby. When that positive sign showed up on the trusty pregnancy test, I nearly fell over. What a shock! We…

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Savor Life {Intensely}

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” ― Marc Riboud “Mommy … why are you always taking so many pictures?” My nine year old was watching me after church today as I spent a few minutes with our baby Leia, snapping some photos… “To freeze time, hunny.  I never, ever want…

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Warm.

{How is your weekend going? I’m sitting here, drinking some orange spice tea and watching one of my favorite shows … Road to Avonlea – I know, I know – I just never grew up! … babies are sleeping and quiet and children are tucked in for the evening. It’s so peaceful.}   Just wanting…

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Let It Show.

With childlike innocence and crooked smile, she carefully tucks the handmade pink and white blanket around her ‘baba’ … She turns and says “Shhhh ….” her chubby little fingers brought up her to mouth, motioning her baby is sleeping and we must be still …   With gentleness that only a two year old toddler…

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