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Entries tagged "intentionality"

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 18th 2013
5 glorious vacation days at the beach. Recovering from life. Recovering from myself. Quieting my mind. Planning to write. Planning... READ MORE
January 13th 2013
Everyone should get to a point where they are uncomfortable with being comfortable.    Have you ever been homeless? I find it interesting... READ MORE
October 31st 2012
The movers came today. I am officially homeless for the rest of the year. I woke up at 7am. I didn't... READ MORE
October 21st 2012
Ever feel completely alone? You have friends, family, acquaintances, coworkers, people who love you… yet you feel alone? My life is... READ MORE
October 16th 2012
Sometimes you set down roots. Sometimes you unfurl your wings. For 6 years, I've been half-heartedly setting down roots, settling for... READ MORE
February 24th 2012
New Year's Resolutions in January, giving up things for Lent in February and March... it seems like we keep making... READ MORE
December 27th 2011
Intentionality was the goal for 2011. First, I applied this to Sisarina. At work, I stopped worrying about where money was... READ MORE
November 28th 2011
Hebrews 12:7 - Endure hardship as discipline... Standing at my counter while I make dinner, sweat drips off the back of... READ MORE
August 15th 2011
"Why don't I have ____?"                                     ... 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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