Tag Archives: chaos

When the “what if” happens

What if my loved one gets a terminal illness? What if I’m injured at a critical moment? What if my child becomes an addict… or goes to jail? Utterly fails? What if my child tells they are gay or not … Continue reading

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Breathing Room

Like each previous school year, our house churns and swirls with new schedules and plans for 7 individuals. Its exciting and a tad chaotic, but oh, how I love these people I do life with. With 1 totally on his … Continue reading

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Hope For Tomorrow

Moving! I swing from excited anticipation, to mild panic, to just being plain overwhelmed. Boxes are piling up at 2 houses and still, there’s more to do. Friends stop by and see the progress… I see the mess. Can’t vacuum, … Continue reading

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Easier Than I Thought

When I was a child, we attended a church with a lot of ceremony and repetition. I memorized so many prayers and hymns that were used to communicate with God. Then I discovered Jesus was a personal Savior, and I … Continue reading

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Reconstruction ahead

Every time I pull out of my neighborhood I am confronted with major road work. The mess has been tremendous, only sometimes I see improvement. It’s interesting to watch as they straighten out a particularly sharp and dangerous curve. Just when … Continue reading

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Monday

If someone had handed me an itinerary for my Monday’s schedule I would’ve croaked! 5:30AM brought my alarm. It seemed extra early, dark and cold. I did the usual making coffee, starting lunches, loading laundry and waking kids. Bethany (3rd … Continue reading

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