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Elly Gilbert
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A belated Advent devotion
Disclaimer: You guys, I don't even know what happened here...This is a devotion I wrote and shared in chapel here at The Frankfort Christian Academy before Christmas break. I meant to post this a month ago. I didn't. So, here it is now. No judgement, okay?...

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Yo, friends!
Let's pretend it hasn't been 4+ months since my last post. Let's just go right on and pretend like nothing ever happened. K? Good. Anyway, a new school year has started and I'm busy busy busy. I have five distinct preps with students of wide ranging needs. ...

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Perfectionism
I gave a talk at a breakout session for a women's celebration at our church last weekend. A few of my friends wanted to hear the talk but couldn't be there. Here is the text of it (though I always go off the script!!!!!). I think you can access the slide sh...

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Snowmageddon 2014 and a Goal Update
Just when I thought winter was going to leave us high and dry with nary a snow day to be found, mid-February brought Octavia and nearly a foot of snow, plus brutal cold. Snowmageddon, if you will. Gross. That's not a complaint, though... just an evaluative ...

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Goals for 2015
Last week, we ushered in a new year. Like always, I set some goals and make my grand schemes for the days to come. Here's my list for 2015.  1. Learn how to ride my hoverboard. Oh, wait. Back to the Future Part 2 didn't happen? Ooops! I guess some more real...

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We are having a special Advent chapel next week at school. I get a little crazy excited about Advent. Our wreath is maybe  my favorite thing to unpack when the decorations are hauled out. I force my family to endure a weekly Advent devotion and sign up to l...

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Words from a wimp: Prayer
For quite a while now, I have felt this urging to improve my prayer life. As a result, I took a few tangible steps to help me move in the right direction. I began participating in the intercessory prayer ministry at my church. I constructed a prayer journal...
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