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A Good Day

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I love days like today!! Days where I worship my Savior. The sun was shining. We shared lunch with treasured friends who remind us that God is good and He is faithful. Afternoon spent with precious girlfriends, talking, laughing, and living. 
Today, the anniversary of my Granny's death could have been spent gloomy and sorrowful but instead I am clinging to His promises and His goodness.
 God is good, SO GOOD!!!! 
"Through these trials You have always been faithful
You bring healing to my soul

I am not alone, I am not alone 
You will go before me You will never leave me"

I Love You More Today

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I enjoy time with my friends...away from normal activities where we can have time to just sit and share.  I don't get to do this as often as I would like for various reasons, but when I do, I cherish the moments.

The other night, I was privileged to sit and visit with a friend that I feel like I know pretty well.  We laughed and talked over coffee (and a smoothie) and I just learned so much about her that I did not know.  She shared part of a story, a special time in her life, and it meant so much.  What I realized at the end of this evening, when I was back home, was that sharing new stories with someone that I have known for 10 years makes me feel even more connected and closer with her.  You often hear people say, concerning spouses on anniversaries, "I love you more today than the day we married."  While that can sound like a cliche there is likely a lot of truth in that statement.  Why?  Well, simply because you grow closer together each year (hopefully) in your re…

More of You, Less of Me

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My Want To Needs a Tune Up

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So That Times of Refreshing May Come

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Wiping the dust off the 'ole blog tonight.  I have missed this.  I love to write.  I love being able to look back on what my kids did...what we did as a family.  I hope to blog a little more regularly in 2016.

As I thought about what to write about, I had many different things come to mind but really I will just start off with my desires for the new year.  Every year I think about what I can do to make this year even better than the year before.  That is always my problem...with everything in life.  I.  What can I do....the problem is that I just try too hard.  I am a perfectionist by nature.  That is just simply who I am.  I like things to just fall into place.  I like to have a plan and when that plan does not work out, my life seems to crash down on top of me at a devastating speed.  I know that sounds dramatic, but honestly, it is true.  I can be having a great day and one thing....tiny thing can make me lose control.  Control.  That is what perfectionism is all about.  Havin…