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Persevering with the Lord

This photo of my son Patrick and husband David was taken at Patrick’s conference swim meet last week. Their smiles came in the wake of some personal triumphs for Patrick . . . victories that were hard won by persevering with Lord. The conference swim meet is the “holy grail” for the Varsity Swim Team […]

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Choosing to be Kind

I am loving a visit from my mother My mom is visiting for the next two weeks. Since she lives 440 miles away from me, I especially treasure this time together. Like most mothers, my mom has certain sayings that have become part of the fabric of who she is, and my favorite one is, […]

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Connecting the Generations

Almost every week at Sunday church, I receive the blessing of watching the little girl in this picture climb on top of the pew and wrap her arms around her mother and father. I look forward to that scene, and it always makes me smile. It demonstrates the interconnectivity of generations in a family. As […]

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