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Doc appointment today. Nothing out of the ordinary and I’m as healthy as a horse. They were updating their record systems via computer so I got to answer an array of questions that I have never heard of on medical history forms before. It brings out the conspiracy theorist in me when I hear questions [...]

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“Orphan care must not be a fad. It must not be something that we look on 5, 10 years from now and say, ‘Wasn’t that awesome?’”
As I tuned into The Idea Camp’s OrphanLive seminar Friday and Saturday, I wasn’t able to give it all of my attention, but I did pick up on a few [...]

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I find my thoughts preoccupied with very different things. Different people. Orphans. Young women. I find my thoughts constantly swirling with children with no families, no one to to come when they cry. The women who feel desperate in their pregnancy, with no hope for their children. The mother who has no way to feed [...]

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Presidents Day, 2011.
I always remember to not go to the mall on Presidents Day. It’s too crowded. I played the “it snowed last night” card with the girls this morning and we had a great Monday home. Video games, Newsies, pizza (GREAT, fast dough recipe), make believe, video games and the girls have finished the [...]

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Hebrews 11:13-16 They admitted that they were aliens and strangers on earth. People who say such things show that they are looking for a country of their own. If they had been thinking of the country they had left, they would have had opportunity to return. Instead, they were longing for a better country- a [...]

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Today was a great day. A snow day! A snow day we were informed of the night before. I love that.
When there is the possibility of a snow day, I sleep awful the night before. I am constantly waking up, wondering if I missed the early morning phone call. But this was great.
We started out [...]

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Scoop and toss. Scoop and toss. Aching shoulders, tightening neck. Scoop and toss.
6 inches of snow and another foot predicted for the next day led me outside to clear the driveway and walkways around our home. The hills of snow around our driveway are around 4 feet high from all the snow shovelings piling up [...]

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