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  • In my rush to resolve, I’ve allowed reaction to trump true resolution. And the irony is, that in my desire to wrap the thing up, it’s actually possible I’m opening up the door to more open loops, as I’m just trying to fold the thing back to a clean edge, when what it really needs is some intentional stitching.
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  • I remember thinking that the newborn years were tough. The lack of sleep almost did me in. And, then the toddler years came with tantrums, and the school years with learning issues and social drama. The teen years were actually a breeze and I figured I was in the home stretch, but I was just entering a new phase of motherhood: parenting adults.
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  • The sun is out and that means backyard barbecues with family and friends! The next time you get an invitation, bring one of these dishes. We've got options from the store-bought to the gourmet and whatever you choose, it will be the hit of the party!
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  • In our area of the country with exploding real-estate values where it’s not unheard of to pay upwards of half a million dollars for a modest-sized cosmetic fixer, we knew that finding a home (and beating the frenzy of other potential buyers with our offer) was going to be a challenge.
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  • Last week, a supermodel admitted that nothing on her face is “real”.  She has had work done on virtually every one of her features.  The media praised her for her honesty and commented on how wonderful it was that she had the courage to be “real”.  But, I was just left feeling sad.
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  • Placenta encapsulation is the process of ingesting placenta after it has been steamed, dehydrated, ground and placed into pills. Grossed out at the thought? When I first heard of this century old tradition found most common in Chinese medicine, I have to admit I wasn’t grossed out. I was actually intrigued.
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  • In this fast-paced world we live in we need to find ways to be productive without burning out. We don’t have to do it all. We can’t. We really need to get better at giving ourselves grace and making space to rest.
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  • I have read ‘Jesus and the miraculous catch of fish’ several times, and never had this line had any meaning whatsoever to me. You’re probably even thinking “Ok….?” Why would you ever stop to think about the net that hauled the fish? The obvious take-away is Peter’s repentance and the incredible, gracious love of Christ. Why would anyone stop to consider the net? Unless, that is, you are a net.
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