Tag Archives: Just Be Enough

Parental Powers

~ “And the Angel was like SHAZAAM! you’re pregnant. Yep! Just hit her with some magic and was all like SHAZAAM!” ~ A student perspective (misunderstanding?) of how Mary became pregnant with Jesus (as written in our church’s hilarious Christmas … Continue reading

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There and Back {Part 1}

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The following is a two part reflection of my recent trip to Florida with my husband. We had an amazing trip, but the real story lies in the before and after. I hope you’ll return next week for … Continue reading

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A Real Life – Take Two.

The other day I spent hours upon hours trying to write the perfect post.* I read and re-read. I crafted a flawless sentence and then scrapped the very same sentence. I smiled at my thoughts, and then moments later would … Continue reading

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Dr. Jekyll and Mrs. Run-and-Hyde

~ Oh, what a beautiful Mornin’. Oh, what a beautiful day. I’ve got a beautiful feelin’, everything’s goin’ my way. ~ From the 1955 Musical ‘Oklahoma’ Earlier (very earlier) Today It is 5:30 a.m. (Yes – a.m., NOT p.m.) and … Continue reading

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The Materialization of a Dream

~ “Choose your thoughts carefully … you are a masterpiece of your life.” From the book ‘The Secret’ ~ Nearly two years ago I consciously started to set goals for myself – seemingly impossible goals, yet nevertheless goals I hoped … Continue reading

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Asking for Help

I need your help. Yet, I’m not very good at asking for help. In fact, most of the time occasionally, when people do try to help me, I may go as far as to take offense. I know this is … Continue reading

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On-the-Go Momma’s Guide to Finding Inspiration

This is the second post in a series I plan to do called On-the-Go Momma Guides – meant to be guides to things that I myself find useful and thus decided to share with you, my readers. You can find … Continue reading

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The Forbidden Question

It’s 8 o’clock on a Thursday evening and time for my daughter to go to bed. I pop my head into her room to tell her lights out, and before I say anything… She looks up to me… And innocently … Continue reading

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Validating a Job Well Done

You either love ‘em or hate ‘em… (And no, I am not talking about kids!) I’m talking about the “pat-on-the-back-WOW-look-how-much-I’ve-done” Facebook posts You know the “Check. Check. Double check” post: OR the “give-me-a-break-and-a-glass-of-whine!” post: Yep, just reading them makes me … Continue reading

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Operation “Embrace the Chaos”

* Warning: There is a very lengthy whine ahead. I apologize in advance to those of you who get enough whining elsewhere… OK. You’ve been warned. ~ Like a good soldier, in the beginning I planned for everything, and then… … Continue reading

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