Joy

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My husband and I had gone camping as kids growing up, and even been camping once as a couple before kids. But we never took the camping plunge as a […]

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I had seen several posts on Instagram of couples looking so fun and whimsically romantic that I decided to look for a moment like this for my husband, Art, and […]

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Hosanna

Apr 14, 2014 by

I fell in “like” with Haiti before I even stepped off the plane. But I’m here now. I’m here. And I’m in love. It has been months of planning and […]

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Want to get under my skin fast? Tell me to lighten up. It’s a phrase I’ve despised for decades. My first boyfriend actually used that line on me when he […]

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Back then I said I’d never be like him. I slammed doors to punctuate the point and to make sure my dad knew it. You can be tall and 15 […]

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More Love

Dec 19, 2013 by

We moved around a lot when I was young, but by the time I was three years old, we’d settled into a little yellow cape cod on a suburban cul-de-sac […]

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At the beginning of the year, I picked a word of the year for the very first time. I always wondered why people chose one word, because how did they […]

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During one of the hardest years of my life, God called me out to be intentionally thankful. The only trouble was, I didn’t feel very thankful at the time. My fourth […]