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September 18, 2017

4 Ways to Recognize the Lavish Love of God Part IV

September 18, 2017 | By | 4 Comments

Sometimes you can sense a difficult day at its onset.  An argument, messy kitchen, and a snoozed alarm clock have all foreshadowed a few of my most challenging times. On more than one of those occasions my bad day has been compounded by an extra surge of estrogen.

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August 28, 2017

4 Ways to Recognize the Lavish Love of God

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I’ve always been a dreamer.  Which explains why when my husband and I were planning our wedding I envisioned an elaborate affair.  I dreamt up floor to ceiling backdrops of cascading white fabric, accented by columns of varying sizes and topped with tall tower vases of huge rose arrangements.  When my ideal encountered reality we actually had a little chiffon fabric and a bell hanging from the ceiling tiles: not what I anticipated.

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August 14, 2017

4 Things Fathers Should Teach Their Daughters About Men Part V

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My mother and father divorced shortly after they married.  I became a casualty: affected by things I could not control.  Subsequently, I have very few memories of time spent with my dad growing up.  

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July 11, 2017

How to Fall In Love With Your Husband. . . Again

July 11, 2017 | By | 6 Comments

I knew he was my husband on our first date. We were polar opposites: he a logical, mathematical genius and I a free spirited dreamer. At first glance we were an unlikely pair, but I soon discovered what people said about opposites was true: they attract.

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July 2, 2017

For the Woman With Abandonment Issues

July 2, 2017 | By | 20 Comments

I had an imaginary frenemy well into adulthood.  She wasn’t a figment of my imagination created to keep me company; hers was the company I did not want to keep.  She emerged as a byproduct of growing up without my dad.  

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May 15, 2017

What Every Husband Wants His Wife to Know

May 15, 2017 | By | 12 Comments

When it comes to marriage I’ll be the first to say I’ve botched things significantly.  It wasn’t that I didn’t prepare; I did.  But there are some things I had to learn by taking a gigantic leap into the unknown.

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May 7, 2017

For Mothers Raising Black Sons

May 7, 2017 | By | 8 Comments

I was hoping for a girl, when the nurse said otherwise. During the 12 weeks leading up to our doctor’s appointment I secretly thought we might become that perfect nuclear family, complete with a boy for my husband and a girl for me. God had other plans.

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