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Melissa G
A middle-aged housewife living in the Flint Hills
A middle-aged housewife living in the Flint Hills

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Sunday Inspiration ~ 5.21.17
This past week has been the most painful time ever for someone very, very dear to me. That person is constantly in my thoughts day and night, and is continually lifted up to our Father God in prayer. My heart cries for them, and my hope is that this ordeal ...

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Much Ado About Nothing
This afternoon, I caught up on some blog reading. One young woman had not posted on her blog in a while, and it made me happy to see a new post. She began by saying she was not going to apologize for not posting in over a month. Life had been full for her l...

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Best Thrifted Clothing Item of Winter 2017
So much for putting away my winter sweaters, boots, etc. The past two weeks have been rainy, gloomy, and cold, much like winter in England (according to one of my book club friends who's been there). The temps weren't really all that cold, in the 40s or 50s...

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Winter Outfits in Review
My plan this week is to begin going through my closet and dresser, pulling out the heavy winter pieces to store away, and cull anything that doesn't spark joy. Today I prepared the bedroom for such activity by dusting and sweeping up dust bunnies. Of course...

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Maple Oat Date Scones
Despite knowing that it's best to focus on what one is eating during a meal, I like to read while having my breakfast and lunch. (Hubby is home for supper, so we watch the news on tv.) I love to bake yummy things for our breakfasts, especially things like t...

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Book Review: Life After, by Katie Ganshert
Earlier this year, I signed up to be a part of the WaterBrook & Multnomah book launch program. The first book for which I was invited to be an advanced reader is Life After, by Katie Ganshert. My copy arrived a few weeks ago, and I finished reading it last ...

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Sunday Inspiration 3.12.17
Taken on Friday, March 10: Taken on Saturday, March 11:   Love does not delight in evil  but rejoices with the truth.   It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. 1 Corinthians 13:6-7

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Adventures in Thrifting: A Good Haul Week!
The Thrifting Fairies must have scattered some pixie dust on me this week! If you're a regular thrifter, you know that sometimes it's like fishing with a dead worm and coming up with an old boot. Other times, it's like when Jesus told the disciples to cast ...

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Adventures in Thrifting: What a Dollar Got Me
I've gotten out of the habit of documenting my thrift shopping finds, and it's time to rectify that situation! This weekend, the local church-run thrift store is offering all their merchandise for 50% off. Yesterday was the first day of the sale, so I stopp...

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Sunday Inspiration 2.19.17
Give thanks  to the  Lord , for he is good. His love endures forever.   Give thanks  to the God of gods. His love endures forever.   Give thanks  to the Lord of lords: His love endures forever. to him who alone does great wonders, His love endures forever. ...
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