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Elisa Forshey
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Hello there...
I read an article, years ago, about how women frequently have their self-identity wrapped up in some way with their homes. So a messy, cluttered home makes a woman feel herself to be anxious and disorganized, etc.This resonated with me and part of why I lov...
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#wordoftheyear2018
I've finally found my word for 2018 and I"m excited to share about it, but first, a review.... The word for me in 2017 was Steadfast . When the Lord put that word on my heart a year ago, I could never have foreseen what was in store for us, nor how signific...
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Keeping it real. Always.
One of my goals on this blog has always been to show the Real of my life-- even when it gets messy and unpleasant. Same goes for my Facebook page. Y'all have seen my bedhead, my messy kitchen, my unibrow, my totally unorganized homeschool day, and the level...
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The changing face of Mothercare.
I have always been a vocal advocate of the practice of self-care. Frequently on this blog, in my Facebook feed, and any chance I get in person, I exhort my fellow-moms to set aside time to refresh themselves, so that they can return with full cups to the da...
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I have always loved, but never before participated in the tradition of choosing a Word for the Year as part of a New Year's resolution. It seems a fitting addition to the mental list of goals I make every year-- something to ground, or shape my plans for my...
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Courage and Valor
We had a guest speaker of sorts this morning in our Sunday School class. She brought to light, almost as a side note, the story of God's call to Gideon. Gideon is threshing wheat in hiding from the Mideonite oppressors and the angel of the Lord appears to h...
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Storytellers
I hosted a party tonight for a friend who's recently started marketing for KEEP Collective-- a jewelry line from Stella and Dot. The mission of the line is to help women tell their stories through symbolic charms and symbols that you can personalize. When I...
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Miles and Appa :)
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Refelctions on a story he told me about game time at Trail Life
My straight-as-an-arrow son The black and white one He stops in the relay race when he stumbles To regain his balance and then continue on,  Hopping one-footed because to touch the other to the ground is against The rules he lives by, the rules he breathes,...
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written one spring, in a moment of loss and longing
god is the ocean and the boat my life swells and sinks to the rhythm of his providence safe in his will, i float above the unpredictable tempests protected alike from storm dangers and the whispering doldrums that suck men's souls out of their bodies I sail...
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