Monthly Archives: May 2014

God, Drugs and Thugs – My Messy Beautiful

Originally posted on God, Drugs and Thugs:
I read something this morning that took me back 5 years, 9 months and 20 days – to a moment which is never too far from my consciousness. As I approach my sixth year…

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The gardener and his wife

Very interesting read

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Is It a Bad Thing to Want to Give Our Kids a Magical Childhood?

Originally posted on A Magical Childhood:
Last week, a blog post went viral about why parents should stop trying to give their kids a magical childhood.  One of my friends shared it on her Facebook wall and yesterday a speaker…

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The Inherent Hope of Uncertainty

Originally posted on Knight Stivender's Life In Full:
Like many in the South, I grew up thinking that faith required conviction, and that uncertainty, or doubt, was what we experienced in moments of duress or weakness. Like many here…

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Let’s be still

Originally posted on candidkay:
I was probably all of six years old, crying, as my mother packed her suitcase. She was going to her uncle’s funeral and leaving me home for a few days. I cried and begged to go,…

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5 Reasons You Should Never Settle

Originally posted on JamesMSama.com:
As I sit here to write this article, I’m in our hotel room overlooking the beach. The waves sound so close you feel like you can put your hand out the window and touch them.…

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Let’s Talk About the Darkness

Originally posted on momsicle:
What if joy and pain were different shades of the same, beautiful color—not sworn foes growling and frothing from opposite corners? What if they completed each other? What if they were in love? I just read…

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