Tag Archives: blessings

What I got wrong.

That we needed to be perfect parents 🙏🏼 That if we did all the prescribed things, the kids would just fall in line 😂 That prayer was just for me🙏🏼 That Christmas was all about presents🎁 That coffee was just … Continue reading

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And the gift goes on

In 2009 one of the “big kids” that played in our front yard, began to live in our house. Our children were: 7,9,11,13,15 at the time. This young man moved almost seamlessly into our lives and hearts. He brought amazing … Continue reading

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Eyes to See

My precious pig-tailed girl filled a bucket with shells. It seemed that her little hands picked up everything she saw. At 6, I knew she meant to take each piece back home to Atlanta…. adding to the growing pile accumulating … Continue reading

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Happy Mother's Day to ALL the Givers

“Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full—pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back.” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭6:38‬ … Continue reading

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The Spirit

Christmas has passed. A new year started. Some wisdom teeth came out, wedding plans are underway and there’s a constant house-hunt on the schedule… Life is moving fast. Our folks are all preparing for yet another school semester with a … Continue reading

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Privileged

I read an article recently about the privileged people of America (students in particular studying at Ivy League colleges) and it got me thinking. Looking through all of my mother and father’s memorabilia and family photos, I saw more than a … Continue reading

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Blessing Your Child

I come from a southern family: 5 generations of my mother’s side were born and raised in Atlanta. Can you say “Daaawlin?” My poor dad didn’t stand a change living anywhere else. According to my maternal grandmother, his loyalties were … Continue reading

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