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Posts made in April, 2013

I Can’t Believe I’m Writing These Words

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Most Popular Posts, Read Her Blog | 38 comments

I Can’t Believe I’m Writing These Words

My daddy died today. I can’t believe I’m writing these words. I’ve been moaning and crying and begging God for one last opportunity to tell him I love him. I just want him to know I’ll never forget his uplifting cards and time spent sitting, watching the kids paint or play or sing and the holiday flowers/chocolates/fruit baskets he often surprised us with—just because. Dad was the best gift-giver and the first to call on my birthday and the one who offered the most words of...

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A Quick Not-So-Pretty-Looking Soup Everyone Will Looove. Promise.

Posted by on Apr 20, 2013 in Her Favorite Recipes | 2 comments

A Quick Not-So-Pretty-Looking Soup Everyone Will Looove. Promise.

The other day the kids surrounded me with grumbly tummies and I knew I needed to find something fast. In search of that last-minute dinner I could throw together, I hopped on Pinterest. This site is a lifesaver, folks. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve pulled off a stellar meal when following a popular food blogger’s recipe. My Food! Food! Food! board gets lots of pins that I plan on testing. And it just so happened that I had picked up the ingredients for this Chipotle Black...

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Dumb Things Christians Say

Posted by on Apr 3, 2013 in Most Popular Posts, Previously Published Articles, Read Her Blog | 22 comments

Dumb Things Christians Say

We have all said dumb things we wished we could take back. Like, asking a woman her due date only to find out she is not even pregnant. My biggest foot-in-mouth incident happened when a friend lost her daughter to an awful shooting. With tears streaming down my cheeks, I reread the Palm Beach Post article and then fired off an emotional email that ended with: “Your daughter is in a better place. She’s singing with the angels in heaven.” Months later I learned that many well-meaning...

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