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“Grace, you are living in sin.? What does it mean to be living “in sin??  Ya know, as opposed to every human being’s regular old daily sin habit –lust in the heart, hatred, jealousy, etc.   Every day, each one of us -by the Lord’s standards- falls short blah blah blah. We all know the […]

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grace is messy

Allow me to talk around my mess if I may… A few years ago, a best friend of mine who I adore & love like a sister, was in a hot, triflin’ mess.  Not the pretend kind that bloggers sometimes ramble on about in which their seemingly perfect children and marriages hit a bitty snag […]

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I am super quick to dog myself out.  It’s not brilliant humility -so I’ve learned- but actually an unhealthy form of narcissism in which one focuses intensely on their downfalls.  Seriously? Yesssssss, Chile.  You can’t win for losin’. Years ago, I remember the look on my mentor’s face when I told him I created lists […]

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niagra falls

Or “in which I am a beloved failure,” OR “this is my defining moment, Y’all,” OR “I ate cliché’s for breakfast because the BEST IS YET TO COME!” On Monday I transitioned from the foundation I was working for.  I’m not contractually able to say more than that, which in some ways, is a relief […]

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My husband Dave & I have fumbled upon in marriage what seems to be a nice little sweet spot.  There are ways in which we are both growing in specific areas that the other spouse was ready to hang the other by bloody toe-nail if we didn’t get it together. On May 20 we will […]

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