It’s 50/50 Baby!

We are on vacation in Southern California this week with a few of our kids and grandbabies.  It’s a trip we’ve been so looking forward to since we booked it months ago, and so far we are having a great time!  But knowing that our experience is going to be 50% good and 50% bad, …

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mind your own business

Stay in Your Lane

When I was fourteen years old, our family was making a move from Arizona to Utah.  My dad was driving the big old moving truck and my mom drove our family van, which meant that my brother Eric, who had recently turned 16, needed to drive one of our cars. He and his friend and …

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Bring the Joy!

I heard a quote recently that I loved and it made me stop and think.  It goes like this: “There are two types of people in the world.  One walks into the room and announces, “Here I am!”  The other walks into a room and says, “Oh, there you are!” The truth of this made me take a …

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Are You a Fence Sitter?

Have you ever been a fence sitter?  It’s such an uncomfortable spot isn’t it?  Those fence posts can get a little painful after a while! I remember back in high school, being recruited to play volleyball by a few different colleges, and being scared to death to make the wrong choice. Maybe you felt the same way …

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Perspective.  It’s everything, isn’t it?  Have you ever wondered why something can be such a big deal to one person, and really nothing to someone else? I had an experience as a young mom that really helped me to see that people are always more important than things.  Our family had been working in the yard together, and …

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