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Laura Jackson
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Debt and the Single Girl
This summer I dated this guy. On paper, he was exactly what I had been praying for.  Loves Jesus. Thoughtful. Quirky.  And he's debt free.  My sister has been telling me for years that my debt would be a problem when it came to dating relationships. I didn'...

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Don't Believe the Lie
Many of us believe the lie that debt is normal. School loans. Car payments.  But it's not.  Proverbs 22:7 says "the borrow is slave to the lender." If I clear 1, 686 dollars a paycheck but have to pay 800 or more to either Bank of America or Discover, I'm n...

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Debt Update
Two weeks ago, I opened up about my debt journey. It was hard.  However, today feels harder because I should be debt free by now. I can list a hundred things I should have done differently over the years.  This summer was the first time in six years where m...

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Debt
I've started this post about fifteen times, sure that I want to talk honestly about debt but unsure of how to start. So I started thinking--why do I want to share about my long, arduous journey to get debt free. And here it is.  When you start getting serio...

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A city I've never visited but love

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Chicago
I don’t know when I first fell in love with Chicago. I’ve never been. I don’t have family or even any friends from there. But she has stolen my heart. Maybe it’s because Michael Jordan posters lined my walls and his books filled my shelves. Maybe it’s becau...

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Just my latest ramblings. :)

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When God Speaks to You Through a Children's Book
I love Mo Willems. When I’m not sure which book to read to my students, I can always turn to his books for a good laugh. When I ordered Waiting is Not Easy for the library, I expected a good read aloud. I didn’t expect was for God to speak to me all twelve ...

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Still
I know I haven't posted in forever. I was posting on Fridays, which meant I had get the posts ready on Thursday nights. Then, Thursdays became busy fairly regularly. And other things took over.  But, I hope to be back. Hope. Because life seems to have hit t...
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