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Entries tagged "inspiration"

July 7th 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even seen - don’t you think... READ MORE
April 21st 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.   I fail at finishing my to... READ MORE
February 2nd 2015
If you know me at all, you know I love running. What you might not realize is that I didn't start... READ MORE
October 6th 2014
Today, I tell a story with photos. First, because there were so many (275 to be exact). Second, because it's... READ MORE
June 29th 2014
I'm not waiting around anymore. It's time for me to do something.   HOW THIS HAPPENED: Last November I was scrolling through my... READ MORE
April 19th 2014
I lost my Happy.  It seems to have taken a sabbatical and it's really affecting my life. Happy's nemesis, Worry, has been... READ MORE
November 6th 2013
The travel bug hit again. Although I've been traveling more this year than normal, it was time to get away.... READ MORE
September 29th 2013
Ever feel like something is missing? Like you're waiting for something but you can't put your finger on it? At church yesterday, Pastor... READ MORE
April 11th 2013
Kids in my day got spanked. Now kids get "time out." They sit in a particular chair in a certain... READ MORE
February 4th 2013
back in time: 11/19/2012 It happened the day I specifically asked God to take care of everything. I drove from Madison,... READ MORE
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The Loss of My First Love
December 21, 2015
December 2004.  Sacramento, California. Freshly divorced. Adoption day.   Your foster mom brought you over. We watched you intently. You took in
The Secrets of Letting Go
August 26, 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she
No More Should-ing On Myself
July 7, 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even
Struggling With Purpose
June 13, 2015
The breeze blows through big open windows rustling the white drapes. The oppressive heat hasn’t fully arrived yet
As You Are. Not As You Should Be.
April 21, 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.
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