Category Archives: pride

Don’t Be Like a Mule

Four years ago, we were packing up our little apartment on campus, preparing to move to Albuquerque. We had a place to live – with gracious family – but Scott did not have a job and we did not know … Continue reading

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Dealing With Unidentifiable Health Issues

I have been dealing with health issues for several years now. I hate to admit that, but it’s true. I’ve prided myself on being a healthy person all my life (that pesky pride thing again). But I can’t honestly claim … Continue reading

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An Unacceptable Gift

I am sitting in front of a beautiful, hand-made advent wreath. Boughs of fresh, fragrant greenery reach out from the center in all directions, stretching their arms forth. The candles stand tall in the middle, two of them with beads … Continue reading

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An epiphany…of sorts

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately. Thinking about life. Thinking about priorities. Thinking about my relationship with God and with everyone around me. Lots of thinking. Which is good’ish. I’ve also been busy. Crazy busy. Trying to get … Continue reading

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I am not alone…

It’s easy to feel alone when I’m homeschooling my kids.  I read about homeschoolers and meet bloggers who homeschool, but that’s not the same as sitting down “live” with another person who is walking this same path.  And my pride makes … Continue reading

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My pride doesn’t know what it’s talkin’ about…

A friend and I have started circuit training (weight machines) at the gym 3 days a week.  So far, we have just been once.  Well, twice if you include our introductory session on Monday.   That’s when our personal trainer for 3 introductory … Continue reading

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