“All grown-ups were once children… but only few of them remember it.”- Antoine de Saint-Expuery, The Little Prince “But, Mom, I don’t want to go to bed” said Louie. Now, let’s put this into perspective. This is the same 6-year-old boy that has just stayed up passed midnight the night before playing with his cousins,…

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“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” – Desmond Tutu “I can’t wait for you to come with me on my field trip tomorrow, mom,” said Paisley as I tucked her into bed. “Me, too!” I said. I really was excited about…

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Here it is! My first book…ever. I’m super excited to share this with you. The downloadable version is ready at Amazon.com. If you would like to actually have the book form, that will be available to order in a couple of days and you can start turning those pages. Also, check out keepthefaith.com to hear me…

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“The lesson will always repeat itself, unless you see yourself as the problem–not others.” –Shannon L. Alder “I’m going to make a smoothie, do you want one?” my husband asks. Now, y’all might think that this is super nice of him to offer to make me one…and it is nice, but the timing is all…

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“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” –Robert Frost We are almost there! My sister and I raise our hands as our parents go faster and faster over the little hills that lead to my nonna and poppy’s house in Arkansas. It’s like our very own personal…

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“Miracles were just second chances if you really thought about it–second chances when all hope was lost.” – Kaya McLaren How I Came to Sparkle Again Oh my gosh! I just went out on a date, and I had a really really good time! I lay in my bed and I think I should be…

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“I have hated words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.” –Markus Zusak, The Book Thief Why do you feel the need to leave every night? Why don’t you want to stay around and be with me? I remember asking my ex-husband these questions right before my little world…

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“It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” –Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl Oh no. Not again. I’m on the…

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“Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” – Shel Silverstein Have you ever felt like the world keeps trying to put us in little categories according to our…

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