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Meridath Mitchell
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Wife, mother, home-schooler, Christ-follower, blogger.
Wife, mother, home-schooler, Christ-follower, blogger.

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Our Brand Is Crisis
First-A Disclaimer: This is real. This is raw. This is transparent.  Last night we met with a counselor. A trauma counselor. In speaking with her, it is evident that for the past 3 years, our lives have been a series of crises strung together with fleeting ...
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Last Night.....
Last night my son slit his wrist. Writing those words, seeing them in black and white, takes my breath away. The cut was horizontal, not near an artery, superficial, and required no stitches.  We have struggled for the past 2 years to help our teen-aged son...
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Awareness
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Infant Loss and Miscarriage Awareness Month. I am aware. I am so very aware. I am aware of both of these struggles every single day, not just the 31 days of the year that my FB and Instagram feeds turn pink and blu...
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Dear Papa
I lost my grandfather, my Papa, 20 years ago this year.  I wish I had been able to tell him everything I wanted to say, but I didn't.  So here is what I wish I had said... Dear Papa, I miss you so much. Every day. Remember that boy with the wandering hands ...
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Tears
"Tears are the best evidence of our love." -Kara Tippetts I am a crier. I cry when I am happy.  I cry when I am angry.  I cry when I am sad.  Sometimes I cry at television commercials. Until I had children, I don't think I had experienced true, deep-soul, w...
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Invisible
I do not have cancer (although my mother does and I struggle enough with what that means for her future and the future of our family).  I do not have a terminal illness, at least not one that is going to kill me in the next few months or even years. I am no...
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Loving My Husband
I love my husband. I know this may seem to be a silly statement considering we have been married almost 17 years, but in this day and age, I feel that it is important to say. I love my husband. But recently, I have wondered if he knows how much I love him. ...
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Rest
rest 1 rest / verb verb: rest ; 3rd person present: rests ; past tense: rested ; past participle: rested ; gerund or present participle: resting 1 . cease work or movement in order to relax, refresh oneself, or recover strength. "he needed to rest after the...
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I'm Fine
I lied to my daughter today. She asked me about a bruise on my forearm and I lied about how it had gotten there. Now-before anyone starts dialing the Domestic Violence Hotline, the bruise was from a blown vein where a nurse had tried to insert an IV to give...
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Miracles in the Midst of Pain
Two years ago this week, we said goodbye to what we thought would be our forever home. We had built our home outside of a small town in central North Carolina on 2 acres of land.  It was all of the things we wanted in a home and I could see Rick and I rocki...
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