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*~God has a purpose for my life. No other person can take my place. It isn't a big place to be sure, but for years I have been molded in a peculiar way to fill a particular niche in the world's work. Everyday I thank God for those talents & gifts.~*
*~God has a purpose for my life. No other person can take my place. It isn't a big place to be sure, but for years I have been molded in a peculiar way to fill a particular niche in the world's work. Everyday I thank God for those talents & gifts.~*

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A College Packing List for UNC Wilmington
I finally got him sent off to UNC Wilmington on January 7th. I haven't shed a tear because he waited that extra semester,(being a First Year Spring Admit), and I enjoyed having him at home for one semester!  I could see that he desperately missed belonging ...

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Wednesday, October 8
Yesterday's crass little photo incident (up close & too personal fecal matter left on a lawn by a dog) posted by an unknown neighbor on our community Facebook Group served as a reminder on why I've held back on the smart phones and social media for my kids ...

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Monday, October 6
I am lucky enough to have so far raised a daughter who asks for and values my opinion, but weighs each matter and follows her heart.  She looks up to me and feels shaded, but not over-shadowed by my grown-up branches.  I allow her to make her own mistakes, ...

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An Ending To This Chapter
My husband lost his job late on a Thursday afternoon last June--not in an enormous
impersonal layoff--but in a cold, calculating personal management twist at a
bank where he was a hard working Vice President who put the extra hours in 24/7 on the IT side of...

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The Hard Ugly Truth Continues to Georgia
My husband Jeff began working for a southern bank based in Wilson, North Carolina many years earlier.  He had gradually worked his way up to a Vice President position.  There were frustrations along the way.  Having worked in IT for Nortel, GSK, and Cisco a...

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The Hard Ugly Truth Continues
Working through Simon's knee recovery was exhausting in the first two weeks.  Each day thereafter became a little easier as the intense pain wore off and more hard work began. Two new and worrisome things slowly began for me though.  With just weeks to go b...

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The Hard Ugly Truth, Part I
"If there's anything better than telling the hard, raw, ugly truth and then being loved anyway, I just can't imagine what it
is." Our truth began unraveling and reweaving itself into something new last spring.  When I look back, I see it began small, with a...

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He gave me a lovely garnet ring four years ago. And then one day it was missing. The last time I recalled wearing it was the day I took it off because
my hands were so cold it swung around my ring finger and fell onto the carpet in front of me. I remember t...

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You know how I wondered recently if the joy of working with middle schoolers would translate well to working with elementary schoolers? It does.  Today, many of the teachers pulled the classroom blinds down so the kids wouldn't be distracted by our possible...

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Saturday, December 7
A baker's dozen of my favorite Christmas "Must-Do's,"
in no particular order:  1. String lights up in one tree in your backyard. It's
pure magic from everyone who sees that lone tree in the dark. 2. Bake chewy
gingersnap cookies from scratch. Your home will...
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