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What am I doing here?

When we came home from vacation, the happiest place on earth, we landed with a thud. Brian since he had spent the majority of our flight from ATL to MSP in the bathroom cursing the turbulence. And likely cursing the … Continue reading

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Can’t make this stuff up

From our tub refinishing connection to church planting, old IV friends leading the church planting task force here in Mankato to uncanny devotional reading timings, I keep saying to Brian “you just can’t make this stuff up…” When we adopted … Continue reading

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God Spots

How have we ended up moving to Mankato MN in one of the snowiest winters of the century? I’ll try to be brief but there are so many moments where we felt God’s presence along this journey. (And a few … Continue reading

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If you had asked me a year ago…

If you had asked me a year ago where I’d be I wouldn’t have seen this coming: a major move and career shift. It all started … Well, when Brian and I said yes to Jesus years ago, to do … Continue reading

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Minions!

When we were determining our decision regarding adoption, we spent one weekend in particular praying and asking God to give us signs and speak to us.  I ran one morning and found a bus stop bench that said, ” YOU … Continue reading

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Fat Bikes and Privilege

Note: in this climate, as a white woman it is a scary thing to try and write about race.  If you have comments, would you please send them personally and let’s avoid a social media blitz.  The following is part … Continue reading

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Training World Changers in Training

Last week our church did a 24/7 prayer event. I had the idea our family would sign up for an hour of prayer, but discovered we had a kid conflict.  Elam said, “Mom, I’ll go pray with you.  Let Dad … Continue reading

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It’s the most wonderf…

It started around Thanksgiving with the big kids getting sick and keeping us homebound for the 4-day weekend. Then I seemed to fight off whatever they had…and then 7 days later, deal with some nagging hip pain.  Thursday I spiked a … Continue reading

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Thank you Plan B

My friend’s dad suggested a blog post about my adventures as a novice Turkey Cooker so here goes. 8 days ago, Elam came down with what will forever be known as “the year the kids got sick and we couldn’t … Continue reading

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It’s My Party…

When I was in 7th grade, most of my small class of 37 people stopped talking to me. I don’t remember all of the details or if I deserved it, but I still get sick to my stomach remembering how … Continue reading

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