Category Archives: Life Musings

In Praise of the Unplanned

Time for school. Time for work. Time for practice. Time for homework. Time for class. Time for club. Time for church. Time for supper. Time for bed. From the time we get up in the morning to the time we … Continue reading

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Embracing Mediocrity

I used to be a perfectionist.Those who really know me may find this a humorous admission, because I have never had many of the visible symptoms of a typical perfectionist. I do not wear make up every day. Some days … Continue reading

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So Over the Just in Case

I recently engaged, once again, in that age-old, annual ritual of cleaning out. When the air cools and the leaves change, it’s time to drag out the tubs of clothes and switch over to warmer wear. Drawers must be emptied … Continue reading

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The Stuff

When talking with other moms who share this busy season of parenthood, I have often found myself referring to the tasks of homemaking as, “all the other stuff.” Kids in school, after school activities, homework (theirs, not mine), working part … Continue reading

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Got Hope?

The other day, while driving on the highway, I saw a bumper sticker on the car in front of me that said, “Got Hope?” What an interesting question. My immediate answer was the words to the old hymn: My hope … Continue reading

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