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Validation During Loss

Do you have any advice on what I could say?  That simple question was the start of the flooding of memories for me, and good cry.  Recently, I learned that a young girl sadly lost her unborn baby. My heart … Continue reading

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Who Do You Play With?

Playing against those you can’t beat may seem counterintuitive, after all, doesn’t everyone want to win?  I know I do.  And I definitely like to “look good” in the eyes of whomever is watching.  Call it human pride.  Pride is … Continue reading

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Don’t Quit

“Why do we say, “Clarks don’t quit?””  Not exactly the conversation I expected that early in the morning with my precocious six year old.  But, I thought, “Bring it!” Continue reading

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Losing Your Mind

“How do you not lose your mind, Mom?”  My response was, “I already have.” I’ve taught my five kids for over 21 years.  I’ve taken the prerogative to include education from birth in this number.  I can honestly say that … Continue reading

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Be the Dog

A dog loves their master to the point that if people took the dog’s “word” for it, they would think that the master was wonderful and without fault.   A few nights ago I was sitting next to my husband in … Continue reading

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What is Mothering Really All About?

I love when I get a glimpse of the tapestry God weaves through different life experiences with different people we encounter.  Once I believed in coincidence, but the longer I live, I can’t deny seeing God links circumstances and people … Continue reading

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Memories

  The table was wiped once again after dinner.  As the crumbs were cleared away we began discussing our dining room table.  “It probably needs refinishing” was mentioned in one breath.  Without skipping a beat, the next comment was, “but … Continue reading

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