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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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Sink Or Swim In The Swells

True peace is not found in the absence of difficulty. True peace is found in the journey of total surrender. How I wish that this journey was easier than it is. I consider myself a person who likes structure and in a way control. I like to ponder, plan and execute tasks with excellence. I… Continue reading Sink Or Swim In The Swells

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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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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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“Adulting” – Like Folding a Fitted Sheet

Recently, read this quote: "Adulting is like the equivalent of folding a fitted sheet". It made me laugh and then want to raise my hands up and shout "amen". I couldn't have made a better analogy. Right now my life feels a lot like this! Have you ever tried to fold a stupid fitted sheet (especially… Continue reading “Adulting” – Like Folding a Fitted Sheet

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Going To Get Through

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, Nor shall the flame scorch you. Isaiah 43:2 As we were in church on Sunday, I was asking God for some encouragement. The last 3 weeks have… Continue reading Going To Get Through