All The Feels

How you feel is overriding what you know. Just because you’re sick and scared doesn’t mean God has changed. God is still God and if you would take a minute and think it through God has an amazing track record in your life.

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Dancing Queen

More than once I’ve come home struck by the thought that the fear of death shouldn’t have to be the thing that prompts you to let go of bad memories. In a perfect world it should simply be the recognition that they’re weighing you down.

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Sitting Duck

Penny returned a few weeks ago.  At the time I assumed she was just grazing in the yard not nesting.  After having our elm trees removed, I didn’t think she had the perfect spot anymore. Clever mama she is she found one though in the Pompei grass.  I stumbled upon it blowing out leaves in a big Spring clean-up effort.  From that day on I’ve kept watch for when she’d start “sitting” on her eggs.  Nature it seems is very predictable and like her previous clutches she laid 12-13 eggs

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Painfully Aware

We were on our way to Utah for a lady’s golf adventure.  Golf road trips are something I never pictured in my lifetime but heading into my fourth season I have to admit I love them.  About four hours into the drive one of my friends commented on the fact that April was just a few days away.  Immediately my mind shifted to my love-hate relationship with April.  I love Spring—the ducks return to my yard, the robins start building their nests, and best of all the days are longer. 

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The No Lady

“Have a minute?” the manager asked. I was just leaving the grocery store when he stopped me. “What’s up?” “I discovered we have a mutual friend.” “Who’s that?” “My daughter Dee.” He could see the puzzled look on my face.  “She goes to Prom.” I had to think for a minute.  “Oh yeah I know who she is.” “She’s getting excited about it.” “Me too.”  “I just wanted to tell you how much it means to her.  It’s the highlight of her year.”   “Thank you, your timing is perfect,”

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