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Lessons Through Her Eyes

Note to readers: All photos of my niece have been used with the permission of her parents. I have just dropped off my 16 month old niece with her parents. My hubby and I were babysitting her this past weekend. Mukoni is delightful and we adore having her around. My home is suddenly quiet now… Continue reading Lessons Through Her Eyes

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Truth Be Told ~ 4 Years On

It's the day that has been waited for. The scene is set with ambient music and the gentle whispers of loved ones. The announcement is made that the bride is on her way. You can feel the anticipation rising. As she makes her way to her beloved, the tears of joy flow. They take each… Continue reading Truth Be Told ~ 4 Years On

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Changed in a Moment

These lyrics from the song, 'New Wine' by Hillsong have become my anthem: In the crushing, in the pressing You are making new wine In the soil, I now surrender You are breaking new ground So I yield to You and to Your careful hand When I trust You I don't need to understand Make… Continue reading Changed in a Moment

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Full Hearts {Empty Arms}

I admire every mom and dad out there. You deserve to be celebrated. You are AMAZING...raising kids is no joke. It is the most selfless season and despite how you feel, you're probably doing an amazing job. But celebrating is hard for us. Many people innocently say "Happy Nearly Mother's/Father's Day" to us - and… Continue reading Full Hearts {Empty Arms}

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A Letter to My Single Self

Dear Taryn It's me a.k.a. -  you. I wanted to write to you because I feel like you freak out (quietly) and you just need to chill. You WILL get married (I'm writing this from your future) -  after dating for what feels like an eternity. But don't worry, it will be worth all the… Continue reading A Letter to My Single Self

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The Beauty in Brokenness

While browsing through Facebook the other day, I came across this ad for an app. According to the ad, this app can transform you from "defective" to "flawless" in a simple press of the button (not to mention the monthly app fee of $9.99). It can "give" you abs, tone up those flabby areas and… Continue reading The Beauty in Brokenness

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What Has Lemonade Got To Do With It

It's been a while! But I'm back...so Happy New Year to you all. May it be the year that you CHOSE to see all that you go through and experience as a learning experience, a winning moment BUT never as a loss. So a quick update: 2017 - It was the year that life threw… Continue reading What Has Lemonade Got To Do With It