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I Am Not a World-Changer

Growing up, I was a bit awkward to say the least. I didn't quite fit into the stereotypical boxes of a girl from southern California. I hung out with most cliques at some time or another: the athletes, the nerds, the skater kids, the popular crowd, and the loners (yes, I hung out by myself… Continue reading I Am Not a World-Changer

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ROOTED IN LOVE

What is my life rooted in? It seems I have been asking myself this question quite a lot lately after writing Roots & Prunes. So for the last few days I've been doing a bit of digging to see what lies beneath the surface of my own heart. Some call it "soul searching." I call… Continue reading ROOTED IN LOVE

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Roots & Prunes

I used to believe I had it all together. I had a schedule to follow, obligations to keep, things to arrange. I was someone and what I did was important. This all changed when Andy and I moved and I began looking for a new job. I assumed that employers would see that I was… Continue reading Roots & Prunes

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Mountain-Top Moments: Thoughts on Perspective

Just a note of encouragement for today: On a particular hike up a mountain in New Zealand, Andy and I came close to what we thought was the summit. Suddenly the path veered away and began leading us in an entirely different direction. I felt discouraged and even frustrated because the summit we had bypassed… Continue reading Mountain-Top Moments: Thoughts on Perspective