All posts in Living IN Him (year… and here on in)

A Pause in The Pain

I am learning the difference between owning stress and stress owning you.  Continue reading →

Walking on Painfully Aware

It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.
~Ecclesiastes 7:2

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Contributing To Other Blogs <3

So here is a little note to let you know I am still around.  It has been a mild and cozy winter.  The new cat in the family seriously adds to the cozy factor as only a snuggly, soft, purr happy kitty can.  Been cross country skiing a lot more this year and enjoying so much time at home, organizing and trying to stream line the family life, if you will 🙂

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Life is Push-y

IT IS DECEMBER!  Oh my, I just keep looking back to post on here and that wasn’t my plan.  I usually write to work through my present ‘mind stuff’ but to be straight with you… a touch of anxiety mixed with laziness has given me a bad case of the ‘I don’t cares or think I shouldn’t care… or should I care…’ about this blog.  So maybe my next post will be a run down about our autumn.  Today I am going to spill a little of myself.

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Sewing, Gummy Worms and Saving Old School Wisdom cuz It is Still Wisdom!

We had a weekend of spring fun all planned out, soccer practice, work in the yard… and then a spring snow storm arrived bring a serious damper on our plans.  Snow storms in spring are much like a rainy day in summer, faces get pouty and moods can get antsy, thus this mom declared a crafting day!

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No Offense

Heard it said again today, in the context of learning to be slow to take offense and quick to forgive, that ‘refusing to forgive is like drinking poison and waiting for the one who wronged you to die’.  This is true.

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What a LOUD change QUIET has been!

For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him.

~Psalm 62:5 (ESV)~

Quiet is now found in my days.  Silence, a much desired prize only so shortly ago when my crew of kids were younger, is something I have had to go through mixed feelings about once found.

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He will sing and be joyful about us!

The Lord your God is with you;
    the mighty One will save you.
He will rejoice over you.
    You will rest in his love;
    he will sing and be joyful about you.

~Zephaniah 3:17

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The Grumpy Family and Loving Us All Through It!

Who knew being excited and happy could be so exhausting?!  After living here for a little over three months I realise we have a lot more adjusting to go through and although we are so thrilled to have moved we are also strained by it. Continue reading →

Waiting to Breath

It has been a while since I indulged my eye and heart in my passion for the little things in life… Continue reading →