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People Are Strange, When You’re a Stranger

   I am currently in Baltimore, visiting family. I have enjoyed some quality time with my one-year-old niece, who loves to laugh as much as I do and can make me laugh with a simple grunt or a smile so … Continue reading

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Glencoe Dreams, Part Two

Glencoe Dreams, Part One The sun was so hot that 4th of July, one could fry an egg on the sidewalk. At least, that’s what Serena’s father used to tell her. She sat on the swing of her grandmother’s front … Continue reading

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What a Wonderful World

During my adolescence, I had a mentor who was also the pastor of the church I attended at the time. I’m not sure if this man realizes how important he is to me or how much he really shaped me … Continue reading

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Passions, Love, and New Life

A while back I mentioned passions, and how I would be sharing a lot with you because I have so many. Well, I haven’t written any since that post, so I think it’s time I share another one, wouldn’t you … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Gratitude

Week 20: A friend 2 This week I am going to talk about my best guy friend (other than my husband, of course.) Jason P. Jason has become like a brother to me. He shares my sense of humor, and … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Gratitude

Week 17: Something you take for granted So last week I spoke about the little things in life that most of us take for granted on a daily basis. This week I’m going to speak about a big thing, that … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Gratitiude

Week 16: The simple things in Life How often do we take the simple things in life for granted? I’m sure the majority of us would say every day! It is the simple things though, that can brighten our day … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Gratitude

Week 5: Something someone gave you I am grateful for the very first Christmas ornament I ever received. I was born on November 12th, so I was almost 2 months old when I got this ornament. It was from my … Continue reading

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52 Weeks to Gratitude

Week Three: Family I am extremely grateful for my family. I was raised by two phenomenal parents. I wouldn’t be the person I am today if it wasn’t for them.  I have the best big brother a girl could ask … Continue reading

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A Birthday Tribute

My grandma Bateman passed away when I was only 8 years old, but in those 8 years I became extremely close to her, and to this day her death is still one of the hardest things I have ever experienced. … Continue reading

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