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22 years later in KidMin

My very first paid position in children's ministry was in August 1994. I was only 21, and I had no idea that I even wanted to go into ministry. However, my college pastor saw the potential in me, and hired me as an intern... to run preschool - elementary of about 80 children. Honestly, I… Continue reading 22 years later in KidMin

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Life Interrupted 2015

Okay... I have to be honest... I was starting to itch a little in the beginning of 2015. I was feeling a bit tired of the same city, the same routine, the same apartment, the same everything... But as I've always said, "I'm going to enjoy and live life to the fullest wherever God puts… Continue reading Life Interrupted 2015

christian life · family · my journey

Hard to Love… Hard to Trust…

Do you have people in your life that are pretty much impossible to love? You keep trying... and trying... and trying... You've given a second chance, third chance, fourth chance... so many chances that you forget how many times you actually gave them benefit of the doubt. And you have told yourself that you don't… Continue reading Hard to Love… Hard to Trust…

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Surviving, I mean Thriving, during the Holidays as an Introvert in Ministry

Yes, it's true... I boycotted Thanksgiving the last two years. I stayed in bed and watched movies all day long. This year, I decided to be a good sport and participate in the festivities with family (although I did hibernate on Friday after Thanksgiving). I don't think it's just me... but come November & December,… Continue reading Surviving, I mean Thriving, during the Holidays as an Introvert in Ministry

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The Distance Between the Mind & the Heart

We should handle it the best way we know how and get on with it. That’s what my mind says, I just wish somebody would explain it to my heart.~M’Lynn, Steel Magnolias  This is one of my all time favorite quotes from the girliest movie that I actually love... Steel Magnolias!  The reason why I… Continue reading The Distance Between the Mind & the Heart