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christmas all wrong

I’ve Got Christmas All Wrong

You know what’s not fun? Lying to my kids about Santa and his elves at Christmas when I’m supposed to be teaching them about Jesus. One of the core principles of Christianity is truth. Awesome. I’ve got Christmas all wrong. When my kids were little (under five), I loved Santa for them. We indulged and got […]

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highly sensitive child

I Have a Highly Sensitive Child

I have a highly sensitive child. I knew from the moment he was born that he was going to be different, but I expected it to only be physical differences due to a condition he had as a baby. Doctors monitored him while he was still in my belly; he had an illness that caused […]

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clean up after wildfire

How To Clean Up After A Wildfire

I’ve lived through damage and clean up after a wildfire. My mom was once on a business trip when a rogue fire started. An off-duty fireman did what he could to salvage her home until the fire department could get there.  I walked in to my mom’s scorched home. All alarms blared, smoke swirled around […]

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Las Vegas Tragedy

I Could Have Been In The Las Vegas Tragedy

It’s haunting to watch the news about the Las Vegas tragedy right now because we were there one year ago exactly. My husband and I were staying at Mandalay Bay. We walked by the Route 91 Harvest Festival this time last year. What if it had been one year ago? What if we decided to […]

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Panic on an Airplane

The airplane started bouncing and all I could think was this is not happening; I can’t die on a work trip. Flight attendants had to sit the entire duration of the flight — there was no beverage service. It was a survive-the-flight kind of trip. I kept looking around at all of the other passengers […]

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