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Kara Shepherd
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wife, mother, lover of written word, avid follower of Christ
wife, mother, lover of written word, avid follower of Christ

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It's been a great week around here- and it took looking at these pictures to remind me. 

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Monday, Monday
Dang, it's Monday already! I wrote a great post on Saturday that just disappeared. I've got no idea what happened, partly because I still kind of feel like the interwebs are actually magical and there's some kid(s) from Hogwarts who are in charge of making ...

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Unveiled
"Then Jesus shouted out again, and he released his spirit. At that moment the curtain in the sanctuary of the Temple was torn in two, from the top to bottom." Matthew 27: 50-51 I cannot ponder the cross without rejoicing in the curtain in the temple being t...

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When You Love with Someone Who Makes Life Messy
I walk into the laundry room and can tell immediately that he's been in there. The towels are more rolled than folded, the dryer is stuffed beyond capacity, and the washer is filled with clothes that are covered in suds from too much detergent. My brother h...

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While I Was Away...
Over the last month our internet connection has been hit or miss and I have not posted in that time. At first it started out with busyness - I had to take this child here, and that child there. I had to be on the phone for long periods of time figuring out ...

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Dear Kids,
Dear Kids, So, it's Mother's Day, and just like every year I think it was the best Mother's Day ever. I mean, you didn't make me coffee, you still fought like alley cats, and none of you helped me clean out the van, BUT, you each gave me a hug and made me f...

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Go Fly a Kite
My mom brought home kites a couple of days ago and my big boy has been chomping at the bit to get out and fly his. Today he wore me down and we walked to the park to see what we could do with it. At the age of 11 I can see the young man emerging in my littl...

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Five Things
I'm not a big keepsake person. My family has moved so often that I find it's just more stuff to put in a box when it's time to move. There, are however, five possessions I have that mean a lot to me right now. -  My wedding band It is a plain band made from...

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If Mama Ain't Happy...
A few years ago I said to a friend, "I think I'm going to start a blog." So I did. The title came easily to me. I had a a little frame that held the phrase "If Mama Ain't Happy...Nobody's Happy" in it hanging above my desk. A sweet lady from a church in Ten...

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I was 18, almost 19, and had just started college. Coffee shops were a new, very cool thing in the early 90's, and a friend had asked me to join her at one. A youth minister, a guy who visited us in high school, had kept up with her and wanted to meet and I...
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