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The One About Family and Friends

So there’s a part of deployment, it seems, where family and friends come to visit you, or you go to visit them, all out of a desire to support and be supported while your spouse is away fighting for the … Continue reading

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Sometimes To Stay Alive You Gotta Kill Your Mind

  I slung the diaper bag over my shoulder, along with my ebony Guess purse, the double set of straps weighing on my arm. James, the toddler Jake and I were babysitting over night, was all set and ready to … Continue reading

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A Family Affair

“In love he predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will, to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved.” (Ephesians 1:4b-6) So, when I … Continue reading

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Disappearing Into Christ

  I was being short with Jake as we drove back from the gym. We’d done a chest and core workout at the Tucker Gym on post, where I was one of the few females, and one of the least … Continue reading

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Then, Now, and Later

The other day, I had the thought while brushing my teeth (this is optimal time for epiphanies) that if someone had told me about four years ago that I would end up going to college in New York City for … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed

It has officially gotten to the point where I use simple household appliances (like the stove, for instance) and think, “Woah…in very little time, I’m going to have to learn how to use a new (insert thing here).” And also, … Continue reading

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Shining Through The Cracks

“My soul is bereft of peace; I have forgotten what happiness is. So I say “My endurance has perished; so has my hope from the Lord.” Remember my afflictions and my wanderings, the wormwood and the gall. My soul continually … Continue reading

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