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My full cup · 1h ago

All the Runners Run

Boy that is profound, isn’t it? All the runners run. Duh. That’s why they’re runners. I’ve long been a runner. Not always physically, but I’m a runner nonetheless. All of my life I kept runn...
My full cup · 1W ago

The Color Yellow

There was once a young girl who was unloved, unwanted, un-everything she should have been. One day in late August of 1978 she was getting dressed for school and she chose a yellow dress. As ...
My full cup · 2W ago

Clearing Out The Old

One of my favorite parts about spring and summer is not the heat, although I do love that. I love yard work. Strange. I know. But it’s true. I go a little nuts on my yard and working in it. ...
My full cup · 4W ago

Victim no longer

It is one small leap from feelings of gratefulness to feelings of entitlement.  One small leap from being grateful to thinking, “I deserve this”. Gratefulness acknowledges that we are comple...
My full cup · 1M ago

The Joy of Letting Go by Vicki Caruana {A Review}

As parents we both look forward to and dread the day our children will leave home. Some days we’d like to help them pack, and other days we cry as if we will never see them again. And then i...
My full cup · 2M ago

Welcome to College by Jonathan Morrow {A Review}

(My sixteen-year old read this book and wrote the review.) I originally loved Welcome To College. Jonathan Morrow did a great job–following the ideas of C. S. Lewis, keeping his material lig...
My full cup · 3M ago

Prayers for a Simpler Life by Faith Sommers {A Review}

Prayers for a Simpler Life by Faith Sommers is a PlainSpoken Devotional published by Herald Press. It is a 13 week study how to live a simpler life. This is not a book about decluttering you...
My full cup · 3M ago

A little Grace

Recently we were dining out, it was a Sunday afternoon and the restaurant was busy. We had about a 15-minute wait. Once at our table our server came by to take our drink orders and almost im...
My full cup · 3M ago

Picture Post!

So I’ve had my big, fancy camera, as the girls call it, for a few years now. I’m still trying to learn all it can do. I’m also still taking pictures like a house afire. Tagged: Nikon, Photog...
My full cup · 3M ago

A Nickel’s Worth

I’ve been noticing a trend lately amongst my friends. They’re all looking for something. But not just any old something, something in particular. Every time they find what they are looking f...