Great is Thy Faithfulness

Great is Thy Faithfulness

It will be five years ago this May that our family picked up and moved from Connecticut to Orlando in order to be closer to our extended family.  If you are new around these parts, then you missed that great transitional period in our lives.  It was a terrible, turbulent time in our home, when we were broke, unemployed, uninsured, and trying desperately to hold on to what was left of our faith. Chris and I prayed and prayed about our move back to Florida.  We had a wonderful, thriving life…

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Finding Comfort in the Senseless

Finding Comfort in the Senseless

I was teaching my 7th period class today when the bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.  My phone started ringing the instant classes ended.  We have several friends who live in Boston that we were worried about, and my mother-in-law is a race trainer and she always has a group or two of people running in major marathons.  Immediately, Chris and I touched base with everyone we knew and we relieved to hear they were all safe and sound at home or back in their hotel…

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Meant To Be… Or Not To Be.

Meant To Be… Or Not To Be.

I’ve been dreading this post for a couple months now. Truthfully, I thought about not posting it at all. But to not write about my failures, as well as my successes, just seemed dishonest. Because sometimes in life you work for something and it comes about, and sometimes you work for something and it doesn’t. Unfortunately, this time it didn’t. My book proposal didn’t sell. It came very close, as close as you can come before getting the dreaded no. I had conference calls with publishers, rounds and rounds and…

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