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July 2022 - Share Four Somethings

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Something Loved: After almost 22 years in this house, we FINALLY put new flooring in our kitchen and dining room to replace the cracked, 35-year-old linoleum. We also replaced the carpet in the living room and the hallway laminate. It was a bit of a project, since the company we liked, Footprints Floors is an install-only company. . . .

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July 28, 2022

20

Five Minute Friday Challenge

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Kate said "20" and the first thing that popped into my mind was my 20 favorite Bible verses. So, here we go...

1. Zephaniah 3:17 "The Lord your God is with you; the mighty One will save you. He will rejoice over you. You will rest in His love; He will sing and be joyful about you.” (New Century . . .

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July 11, 2022

Trust

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Trust is defined as "reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, of a person or thing; confidence; confident expectation of something; hope." 

As a child, I remember singing the hymn, Trust and Obey. I think I liked the melody more than the actual words, to be honest. It can be easy to trust, but actually . . .

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July 06, 2022

June 2022 - Share Four Somethings

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June is coming to a close, so you know what that means, it's time for my monthly review via Heather Gerwing's Share Four Somethings. Check out her blog and the other writers.

 

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Something Loved: I love to read, make lists, and have yearly reading goals. I was recently introduced to an app that keeps track of all of . . .

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June 29, 2022

May 2022 - Share Four Somethings

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Wow, another month has come to an end and another one begins. May was filled to the brim, so let's get started! 

Something Loved: Jonathan and I celebrated our 33rd wedding anniversary and we decided to take a trip, as we have done for the past 2 years. We spent a few days in Savannah and Tybee Island, GA. Several friends . . .

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June 02, 2022

Both...and

Five Minute Friday Challenge

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Both...and... Today is Mother's Day and a lot of feelings are surfacing. I heard this "both...and" phrase from Annie F. Downs and other writers over the last few months. It's when you hold 2 seemingly opposing emotions at the same time. Both are valid and sometimes (maybe all the time) you can't have one without the other. 

So . . .

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May 08, 2022

April 2022 - Share Four Somethings

  

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Hello, friends. Thank you for stopping by my corner of the internet world and I encourage you to check out the posts from Heather Gerwing and the other writers!

Let's dive into April! 

Something Loved: We had a lovely Easter Season at church. Thursday we gathered around the tables in the fellowship hall, . . .

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April 26, 2022

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