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Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone for the Love of Others

by Guest blogger on September 17, 2010 · 9 comments

Hi! I’m Shell, from Percolating Practice, and I’m guest posting here.  I’m so thankful that SomeGirl is giving me the chance to share with you a little about showing love. A chance to share, as she would say, about ‘fraddling’– showing love by doing something for someone else. Not for your own gain, but just […]

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One Peppermint

by SomeGirl on August 12, 2010 · 13 comments

After leaving a restaurant yesterday, my oldest offered a peppermint to his little brother. From the looks of it, there was only one peppermint to be had and it was given with joy. This seemed odd since I know how much my oldest one LOVES peppermints (and that he isn’t so keen on giving sweets […]

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Connecting the Dots

by SomeGirl on July 13, 2010 · 20 comments

“I believe in a Divine God that connects dots. I’m a dot. You’re a dot. He draws a line between you and me and we are connected.”  – Kristen at We are THAT Family I had a page sitting open waiting to be read [dot] that was suggested by Jessica at Reflections of a Princess […]

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As I was driving down the road the other day and saw sprinklers running in several yards, I was struck by how much water we use to keep our grass green. When I turned on my sprinkler and watched my boys play in it (while I tried to salvage what life was left in our […]

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Have you ever had one of those weeks that just flew by and you had no idea what  you did with all the time??? That’s how this week has been for me… I must have subconsciously decided to “take the week off” after last weekend’s birthday party. With that said, I’ve been trying to think […]

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Yesterday, the boys and I took part in TOMS One Day Without Shoes campaign. Together we committed to: spend the day barefoot, donate shoes to Soles4Souls, and pray for people around the world who have no shoes (we took “putting feet to our faith” literally). ;) When we woke up the floor was cold, and […]

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