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Best Ever End-of-the-Year Teacher Gift

Best Ever End-of-the-Year Teacher Gift

We have just under a month left before summer break, but I know for my friends in the south that means you have even less time. So today I’m sharing my favorite end-of-year teacher gift that has been excitedly received by our teachers the past few years. We have been blessed with amazing public school teachers that give and love and teach my kids in wonderful ways that we could never ever repay – but this gift is simple, thoughtful,…

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Finding GRACE in a Foreign Land

Finding GRACE in a Foreign Land

On Sunday morning I woke up for the first time in a while feeling thankful. I was thankful to be alive. I was thankful for the sun shining through my window. I was thankful for a good night’s sleep that had followed a special evening out with my oldest daughter. But mostly I was thankful to be headed to church. It probably won’t come as a surprise to you that I have spent many years wrestling with the church. I…

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She would have given up her seat

She would have given up her seat

A few weeks ago I was fighting with my husband. It doesn’t happen very often, and for that I’m very thankful. But as usually accompanies the change of a season, our schedules weren’t quite in sync yet and we were frustrated with one another. Add to that a scheduling conflict that meant we weren’t going to be able to attend an event I had been looking forward to for several months that made our faces grim and our words anything but…

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