Friendships: Middle School vs. Middle Age


Both stages of friendships are hard “I have so many fond memories of middle school” said no one ever. When we found out our first baby was a girl, I had many thoughts and dreams for her–and concerns. However, not one of them included, “how am I best going to help her navigate the trials…

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Imperfect Gifts

The Eve of Christmas Eve, and even though I feel like this every year since I have become an adult (when did THAT happened?)~ I can’t believe it’s almost Christmas! It has been especially sneaky this year since we don’t have any snow in Michigan. A white Christmas would be nice.   However, my husband…

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“What Can I do to Help?”

The question that changes everything Twice recently I have been startled by the honest willingness of someone to really help me in a way that was exactly what I needed at the time. I have great friends and I have been helped in so many countless ways in my life, and I believe in paying…

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