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melissa beaver
Worked at Lincare, INC
Attended Lenoir-Rhyne College
Lived in NORTH CAROLINA
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:thoughts on community // coffee date #1:
i have shared on many occasions how this crazy clan came to be. it all started with an invitation. putting yourself out there can be a scary thing. i know this from experience. there are many scars and shards of the brokenness that has come as a result of l...
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:thoughts on community // it all starts with an invitation:
they walked in a tad late and sat quietly near the door. the room was full and the introvert in me was glad i could fade into the background. five months pregnant with our first child, i was super fashionable in american eagle sweatpants & a hoodie. i don't...
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:thoughts on art // FREE PRINTABLE:
because everyone needs a bit of encouragement from time to time, here is a FREE PRINTABLE from me to you. thank you for being a constant encouragement to me as i share my heart and my art in this space.  there are some new prints in my shop ! i'd love for y...
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:thoughts on motherhood // FREE PRINTABLE:
this is a constant theme around our home. seeking to live out love through patience and kindness. this setting aside of ourselves in order to focus on and bless others. it starts at home , mother teresa said, it is not how much we do but how much love we pu...
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:what i'm into // january edition:
january has been a blur. even though we have committed our days to slowing down they still seem to have moved at warp speed when looking back. i usually spend most of january recovering from the rush of december. we do a lot of purging and organizing. the m...
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:thoughts on motherhood // living out the love:
we attended a wedding this weekend. the bride was stunning. her gown was beautiful and her hair divine. she glowed the glow of a woman in love. i watched as the love birds stood hand in hand reciting vowels. it was glorious, this joining of two hearts. when...
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:thoughts on RAD // FREE PRINTABLE:
i am a list maker, note taker & paper lover.  i make them in my head and on my phone but i am so much more likely to complete  said tasks if they are on paper right in front of me. enter, the RAD to-do list,  created with pen & paper via yours truly. get yo...
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:thoughts on motherhood // the one on one project:
he woke up a few minutes before seven like he always does. the girls we had to drag out of bed sleepy-eyed for breakfast. after yogurt and cheerios were consumed i helped tiny feet through the holes of pants, combed hair and gave a tight squeeze to each one...
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:thoughts on faith // the lenten season:
growing up Lent was not a word that circulated around our church. it was not a practice i was familiar with until well into my twenties when i began to learn how Chrisitans outside of the denomination in which i was raised, lived out their faith. i soon fel...
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:thoughts on marriage // valentine's edition:
we woke up just like any other day, except we were at his parents house. due to the winter storm we camped out there with all the darlings to enjoy sledding and snow cream and all the goodness of childhood memories in the making. as you well know he is the ...
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:thoughts on motherhood // the year of fun:
we let her sleep in our bed the night before her big day. as we tucked her in i reminisced about that same night seven years before. jacob looked at me from the other side of her and smiled that knowing smile. the one that lets me know we are on the same pa...
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:thoughts on motherhood // on independence & the sting of it:
i had big plans for our day. i'm on a mission to show her a fun mom . i dreamed it for days. my sister-in-law was coming to curl her hair as a special treat. i promised her blush, mascara and lip gloss. this is something she has enjoyed only once in her sho...
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manger of three little ones
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    sales manager
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the intersection of motherhood and creativity
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hi! i'm melissa. lover of motherhood and all things creative. i write because i cannot trust my mind to remember. seeking beauty in the every day. looking for opportunities to encourage other mothers as we journey together practicing the way of jesus.
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  • Lenoir-Rhyne College
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