loving intentionally

You Can’t Get the Time Back

by SomeGirl on September 10, 2012 · 8 comments

You can’t get the time back. That is a thought that has run through my mind many times as a parent of young children… You can’t get the time back. When my oldest son was 5 and we had recently moved to a new city with a new baby, I kept him out of preschool […]

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With summer here, I thought it would be a great time to share a few ideas for building stronger family connections. 1. Don’t let Facebook (or other online activities) become the main place you build connections, institute “Face-Look”… Look your children in the eyes (face-to-face) and exclaim , “Face-Look status time!” then share what you […]

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It’s a New Day!

by SomeGirl on January 29, 2012 · 6 comments

I haven’t been out to enjoy a sunrise in awhile, but corrected that this morning… If you haven’t done so lately, I’d highly suggest you make time for it! Consider it a little fraddle for you from God. It’s quite a wonderful and awe-inspiring sight. And a nice reminder that… His mercies are new every […]

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Love in Action… Striving for Growth

by SomeGirl on January 19, 2012 · 5 comments

I enjoyed last week’s Love in Action photo post so much that I decided to do one again. In fact, I might reinstate Fraddling Fridays and do a collage each week (if time/circumstances allow). All in favor…? Opposed? (Fraddling – Love in Action) Playing Mancala with my Honey Letting my oldest one go on an […]

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Here’s a simple question I have often asked myself…. Will what I am worrying about (or spending so much of my attention on) matter ten years from now? Something to think about. Bet you wouldn’t believe how much time I spent working on (worrying about) these three sentences… Think I need to start asking that […]

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The Cure for the Tragedy of Entitlement

by SomeGirl on June 29, 2011 · 9 comments

“Entitlement…. is a lie that exists for only one purpose – to steal our happiness, our respect, our appreciation, and our joy.” “As entitlement evolves in our culture, it threatens to extinguish genuine happiness and success, but we can do something to stop it.” “We have loosened our morals but restricted our kindness.” “So many […]

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